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· November, 2009

Stories about Youth from November, 2009

Azerbaijan: More reaction to video blogger trial verdict

Days after the sentencing of two video blogging youth activists in Azerbaijan, other bloggers are starting to speak out about the imprisonment of Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli. The two...

Egyptians! Algerians! Wake UP!

From ferocious marketing campaigns to Facebook wars, hacking, and owl burning, the November 14th match between Egypt and Algeria has turned into an ugly war. Marwa Rakha reports from the...

Morocco: Aicha Ech Chenna Wins Opus Prize

In Morocco, women who get pregnant out of wedlock are often shunned from their communities. Activist and social worker Aicha Ech Chenna has been working for almost 25 years to...

Egypt: One day before playing Algeria

Tension is building up over the decisive football match between Egypt and Algeria due to take place in Cairo on November 14. The encounter will determine which of the two...

Bahamas: Sister's Keeper

Barbados, Jamaica: Focus on Flogging

USA: Veterans ask Obama to reconsider Afghanistan

Azerbaijan: Bloggers sentenced

As many of their supporters feared, and on the same day as a round table on the case against two detained video blogging youth activists, a court in Baku, Azerbaijan,...

Brunei: Youngest woman to ski South Pole

South Africa: Sesame Street's HIV-Positive Muppet Raises Awareness

As the children's show Sesame Street celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, premiering its new season today, one Muppet named Kami, on its South African edition, continues to help combat...

Bermuda: Young Black Males

Bahrain: For the fear of dogs

Azerbaijan: Reaction to yesterday's blogger trial

As the trial of video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli continues in Baku, two English-language bloggers from Azerbaijan react to yesterday's aborted court hearing.

Israeli and Palestinian youth use video to understand the conflict

Two different organizations in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories are using video tools to help both Arabic and Jewish youth to understand the conflict and bridge gaps between them.

Morocco: Ech Chenna Wins 2009 Opus Prize

Azerbaijan: Activist blogger trial resumes, delays persist (updated)

Although not an official birthday, Global Voices Online made its first ever post on threats made against an Iranian dissident blogger five years ago today. The anniversary is also notable...

Barbados: Whipping Boy

Japan: Debating the fate of Shimokitazawa

Tokyo's neighborhood of Shimokitazawa is well-known for its complicated spaghetti-like web of shop-lined streets, train tracks and back alleyways, but that web may be in for a big change. Plans...

Poland: Thoughts on Education System

Belarus: “Prison Universities”

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