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· January, 2012

Stories about War & Conflict from January, 2012

Russia, Syria: Anti- and Pro-Assad Facebook Comment Attack

Mexico: Discussing Nonviolence with Javier Sicilia

Peru: Terrorism, Youth and Social Networks

One of the strongest repercussions of the MOVADEF's decision to apply to register as a political party is the amount of young activists and supporters the group has attracted and...

Ukraine: The Story of Anna Boiko's Life

"She is a cheerful, talented, strong person. A person who has been through a lot, who is full of knowledge and memories," writes Olya Suprun about her 75-year-old grandmother, whose...

Iran: ‘Hostages in Syria are not military’

South Sudan: Urgent Steps Needed to Counter Inter-Communal Violence

Brazil: A View from Aboard on Pinheirinho Eviction

Brazil: Military Police Asks “Understanding” on Pinheirinho Eviction by E-mail

Guatemala: Former Dictator Efraín Rios Montt Questioned for Genocide

On January 26, a judge ruled that former de facto President Efraín Rios Montt will stand trial for genocide; the same day, Guatemala's Congress ratified the Rome Statute of the...

Azerbaijan: Eurovision as an Opportunity for Change in the Caucasus

Myanmar (Burma): Betwixt and Between

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Burmese Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi this week addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos, urging further support from the international community in Myanmar....

Video Highlights: Music, Indigenous Initiatives, Indignation and Wonder

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from Latin America, East Asia, Middle East and North Africa and Eastern and Central Europe, selected by Juliana Rincón...

Serbia: The Media War Against Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie was concerned about the reception of her director's debut movie, 'In the Land of Blood and Honey', in Bosnia and Serbia, and some of her fears turned out...

Mexico: An Interactive Map of the Drug War

El Salvador: New Attack Against Anti Mining Activists

Yemen: Saleh Gets Impunity After All

Yemen's parliament has endorsed the law granting outgoing Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh total immunity from any crimes committed during his rule, including the killing of protesters since the beginning...

Myanmar's Nuclear Program

Russia: Underwater Fire

Guatemala: President Calls on Military to ‘Neutralize Illegal Armed Groups’

El Salvador: Top Stories of 2011

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