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· April, 2008

Stories about Youth from April, 2008

24 April 2008

Brazil: Making a child murder into a media show

A child dies under mysterious circumstances. Her father and stepmother are the prime suspects chosen by the media and general public since the beginning, but the official investigations are still...

21 April 2008

Uzbekistan, Ukraine: Tashkent Blacksmith and His Children

A monument to an Uzbek family that adopted 15 children during WWII has recently been dismantled in Tashkent. Below is a Ukrainian blogger's moving story of how her father helped...

Brunei: Making a bank bag

18 April 2008

Brazil, USA: Sex, Crime and the Vatican

Venezuela: The Simpsons Not Welcome Anymore

One of the world's most popular television programs in any language, The Simpsons, was recently deemed inappropriate by the Venezuelan government for being a a bad influence on children, and...

16 April 2008

Maghreb netizens respond to 8 year-old Yemeni girl's petition for divorce

Tunisian blogger Stupeur!! Un nouveu depart!! (Stupor!! A New Beginning!!) responds to a Yemen Times article about an 8 year-old girl who is trying to file for divorce from a...

Jamaica, Guyana, U.S.A.: Virginia Tech Remembered

Haiti: Reasons for Riots

Algeria: Sectarian Violence in Berraine

15 April 2008

Israel: Teenage Girls Usage of Mobile Phones for Dating

Playing with fire? That is what some Palestinian teenage girls do when they accept mobile phones from boyfriends, and have to hide them away from their parents and families, according...

Bahamas: Collective Responsibility

12 April 2008

Iran:Videobloggers in action

El Salvador: Blogging for Justice in a Little Girl's Murder

Katya Miranda was young girl who was murdered in 1999 in El Salvador, in a crime of shocking depravity. All the charges against the suspects, who have ties with the...

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