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· June, 2007

Stories about Youth from June, 2007

Russia: Chechen “Daimohk” to Perform in the U.S.

“Daimohk, a children’s dance group based in Grozny and trained by the former first dancer of the Chechen national theatre, will be visiting the US for their first ever tour...

Hungary: Bilingual Education

N.Irish Magyar writes about Hungary's minority languages and bilingual education.

Russia: Rewriting History

Kosmopolit blogs about Putin's attempts to re-write Russian history.

Arabeyes: The Moment of Truth for a Jordanian Father

Today's Arabeyes makes five stops - two in Kuwait and Saudi each and a last stop in Jordan, where a blogger and journalist is forced to face himself and take...

Bahamas: Crime and Punishment

Sidney Sweeting at WeblogBahamas.com is astonished at the lenient sentence imposed in the disturbing case of sexual abuse of a six-year-old girl: “If the Attorney General is successful in changing...

Belize: Free Text Books for Primary School Children

Simone's Belize Blog is overjoyed at the news that the Belizean government will start supplying all primary school children with free text books.

Barbados, Jamaica: Irving Youngest to Fly Solo Around the World

Barbados Free Press celebrates the outstanding achievement of Jamaican-born Barington Irving, who has become the youngest pilot and the first black person to fly solo around the world – and...

Pakistan: Education for All

All Things Pakistan on education, and the idea of ‘Education for All’.

Nepal: Trafficking and Sex Slavery

Nepal Monitor on combating trafficking and sex slavery in Nepal.

Madagascar: A New Hope and Weighing in on the “Aid for Africa” Debate

The hope generated from the TED conference in Arusha that Africa is on its way up has inspired the Malagasy blogosphere. Aiky reports that Malagasy senator Christian Razafimbahiny wrote a...

Israel: No Summer Holidays for Palestinian Children

Israeli Desert Peace draws attention to the plight of Palestinian children in this post.

Bermuda: Students to Protest against Corruption

Both IMHO.bm and Politics.bm report on an upcoming student march against corruption.

Russia: Friday Night Ethnic Fight

Sean's Russia Blog reports on the fight between ethnic Russians and Caucasus natives that took place in downtown Moscow last Friday.

Russia: Beslan Evidence

A Step At A Time reports on the copies of faxes published by PravdaBeslana.ru, which “show that the local [North Ossetian] authorities were aware of preparations for a major terrorist...

Morocco: GV Author Addresses Youth Conference

Morocco author Jillian York addressed a youth conference, organised by DABA, in conjunction with the National Democratic Institute's Morocco branch. The three-day event, which aimed at reevaluating political involvement in...

Barbados, Jamaica: Flight Record

“Gotta love this guy because he is almost THE poster child for ‘I can do anything if I put my mind to it.'” Barbados Free Press applauds the efforts of...

Lebanon: Almost Non-Political Questions

What are we eating? Why are our banks flourishing? Who are those clearing cluster bombs? How will Brazil help in recycling Lebanese wastes? Where are some of the children who...

Japan: parents’ involvement in after-school daycare centers

After-school daycare centers play an important role in providing children of working parents with a safe environment to spend their after school hours. A blogger shares her experience with one...

Oman: Blogging Back on Track

Are Omani bloggers are dying breed? What kind of service do you expect when you buy an expensive washing machine? And have you heard the latest song written after the...

Students protest for public universities in Brazil

Students from the most important university in Brazil, the University of São Paulo, occupied the office of the head of the institution on May 3rd to protest against new policies...

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