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· September, 2011

Stories about Youth from September, 2011

Macedonia: Protests Against Police Brutality Continue

Several hundred persons continued the street protests against police brutality in Skopje on September 29. With only two exceptions, the Macedonian media largely obeyed the embargo on covering the protests.

Uzbekistan: Activists detained for photographing child labor

Bahamas: Time to Take Action Against Crime

Cuba: Jailed Activists

Greece: “Europe, come be in my shoes, before judging me”

China: Sex Education

Puerto Rico: Online Forum for Good Dads

Cuba: 14 on Trial for Girl's Death

El Salvador: Youth Participation in Elections

Philippines: Creative Protests During Campus Strikes

Last week's nationwide campus strikes in the Philippines against education budget cuts saw the lively and creative integration of online tools to mobilize thousands to fight for the right to...

Recreating China Map into Maga

Chile: Students Protest Mayor's Decision

Philippines: Anti-Planking Bill Draws More Planks

A proposal in the Philippines to ban planking has drawn much criticism online and offline. Planking has been used by student activists as a creative form of protest, especially in...

India: The Dark Side Of Social Media

United States: “Occupy Wall Street” Takes the Heart of New York's Financial District

In New York, a peaceful protest has developed: "Occupy Wall Street." Inspired by the events in cities throughout Arab and European countries, demonstrators are protesting against the way in which...

Bhutan: Asian Youth Congress Inspires

Update on Global Voices Mentorship: Meet the Activists

For over a month, ten Global Voices bloggers have been working with activists from ten different countries as mentors of members of the new Blogger Swarm initiative of Activista, the...

Jordan: MPs Wage Battle Against the Youth

This week's House of Representatives parliament sessions in Amman, Jordan, have been the center of public discontent, especially among the youth community. Jordan's young population came under fire during the...

El Salvador: Residents of High-Crime Area Speak of Soldier's Harsh Tactics

Cuba: Parents Detained; What Happens to Child?

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