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· March, 2006

Stories about Youth from March, 2006

Russia: Xenophobia and Racism

Sean Guillory guestblogs at Publius Pundit on racism and xenophobia in today's Russia.

Power – from youth to the sun – in Nigerian blogs this week

Musings from Nigerian Bloggers this Week

Pulse of the Saudi Blogosphere

Mohsen Al-Awaji was freed after 11 days of detention, and Aya thinks this action by the government is a tangible lesson for Saudis: “Don’t you dare to criticize the government...

Kyrgyzstan: The Students & The Anniversary

The Golden Road to Samarqand discusses student attitudes on the first anniversary of Kyrgyzstan's Tulip Revolution.

Trinidad & Tobago: 6 year-0ld's brutal murder

Francomenz and Caribbean Free Radio express outrage at the news of the brutal buggering and murder of a six year-old boy. Francomenz reminds us of the other unsolved cases involving...

Jamaica: High school sports teams at war

From Leon Robinson, a rather dispassionate discourse on the “war” being waged between rival Kingston high school teams in the “Champs”, the VMBS/ISSA Boys & Girls Athletic Championships. “We even...

Ukraine: Tennis at Polling Station

Petro of Petro's Jotter had a chance to see a Ukrainian polling station on Saturday, one day before the vote, at the place where his children have tennis lessons.

Belize: The Jaden Foundation

Simone writes about the challenges and progress of a charity she founded in rural Belize which helps send children to school.

Bermuda: 436 cases of child abuse

Unlike the Bermudian government, Valentine Michael Smith thinks that 436 reported cases of child abuse in Bermuda in 2005 is “an alarming trend”, and calls for action.

Belarus: Post-Crackdown Belarus

Ivan Lenin – formerly of Minsk, now of New York – translates a post by LJ user lipski, a Minsk resident, on who benefits from the Oktyabrskaya Sq. crackdown, and...

Singapore: Leaving Home

agrain of sand has a dilemma: “How to tell my parents that Singapore isn’t really my home anymore? I mean, yes, they are back there, I grew up there, they...

Belarus: Tent Camp Demolished, Protesters Arrested

Riot police began their operation at 3 am Minsk time and after 15 minutes the camp was demolished and the protesters arrested. br23 blog and Rush-Mush have updates on the...

Belarus: Fewer Foreign Journalists at the Square

br23 blog writes about the arrests of the opposition activists and an alarming news – that the number of foreign journalists present at the square has diminished: “And protesters are...

Cambodian Weblogs in the Spotlight

When it comes to quality, expatriate s’ Weblogs are unbeatable. And to learn what's going on around town and in the country, locals’ Weblogs are noteworthy. It is all about...

Belarus: Protest Stories and Conversations

For the past four evenings, thousands of people have been gathering at Kastrychnitskaya (Oktyabrskaya) Square in Minsk, Belarus, to protest the fraudulent presidential election, demand a new vote and support...

Belarus: The Purpose of the Protest in Minsk

Ivan Lenin at Rush-Mush translates a Belarusian LJ user's eloquent explanation of what the protest in Minsk is about: “The current resistance is a note of protest. A revolution probably...

DRC: Street kids

Adventures of a Retired Armchair Traveller reports on street kids in Kinshasa and points to an article which writes that the children are…”being beaten, abused, starved, thrown out of their...

Belarus: Students Face Expulsion

LJ user lipski reports (RUS) that photos from the Oktyabrskaya Sq. protests have reached the dean's office of Belarus State University's history department: two students from the department are on...

Belarus: March 20 Rally Notes (1)

LJ user lipski reports (RUS) from Oktyabrskaya Sq. in Minsk for the second night in a row: weather's good; the square's not blocked; politically active young people decided not to...

Buying In, Selling Out or Scraping By: Francophone African Bloggers on Social Mobility and Education

School on Hold While Mom Scrapes By Carine. Courtesy Tony Katombe. Le Blog du Congolais shares (FR) the touching story of Carine, a 22 year-old from the DRC with an...

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