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· June, 2011

Stories about War & Conflict from June, 2011

30 June 2011

China: Sudanese President Bashir's Visit Raises Eyebrows

In the same week that China voices support for an International Criminal Court warrant out on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, it rolls out the red carpet for another ICC fugitive,...

South Sudan: An Argument Against Arming the South

28 June 2011

Ecuador's Growing Problem with Organized Crime

Azerbaijan: Photojournalist detained, deported

South Korea: Typhoon Opening Doors to Nature's Revenge

A typhoon hit South Korea on June 25 and 26, bringing heavy downpours and gusts and signalling the start of the rainy season. At least nine people were killed and...

24 June 2011

Myanmar: Bomb Blasts in Three Cities

Three bomb blasts hit three major cities in Myanmar today. No casualties have been reported. Global Voices author Tan translates a few Burmese online reports which give first hand accounts...

Mexico: Wikinarco.com: Crowdmapping Narco Activity

A Syrian Solution for North Korea

Colombia: Video Mapping the City to Hip Hop

In just four days, a creative cast of characters got together in the city of Medellin, Colombia, where they set out to produce videos and place them on a map...

23 June 2011

Russia: Rodric Braithwaite's “Afgantsy”

Balkans: Ratko Mladic and Justice

Croatia: EU Membership Approval

On June 10, 2011, Croatia was cleared to become the newest member state of the European Union. There is still a long road before Croatians are officially a part of...