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· December, 2010

Stories about Youth from December, 2010

15 December 2010

Azerbaijan: Hijab ban introduced in schools

Last week hundreds of protesters staged a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Education in Baku, Azerbaijan, expressing their outrage against new regulations banning the wearing of hijabs in...

14 December 2010

Uruguay: Winners of Blog Competition “Your Ideas Matter” Announced

Syria: Let It Snow!

It's been a whirlwind week of weird weather for much of the Levant, as relieving rains and surprise snows blanket the landscape. In the Syrian capital, the streets are covered...

Armenia: Facebook Storytelling

Armenia: Smoking the Pipe of Peace

Paraguay: Indigenous Youth Participate in Political and Social Leadership Seminar

13 December 2010

Azerbaijan: Adnan and Emin are back… and say thank you

Puerto Rico: Police Occupies the University of Puerto Rico

After the conclusion of a two day walk out organized by students, the Police has occupied the main campus of the University of Puerto Rico for the first time since...

Trinidad & Tobago, Dominica: Celebrating Christmas

12 December 2010

Armenia: Police target Emos

Although understood to be a fairly conservative and traditional country, reports that police in Armenia were targeting Emos, a stereotypically melancholic sub-culture associated especially with teenagers, caused alarm and outrage...

Japan: Opposing Proposed Bill to Restrict “Harmful” Anime and Manga

11 December 2010

Lebanon: Blogger Farfahinne's First Arrest

Lebanese human rights activist and blogger Farfahinne shares her story of getting arrested by the Lebanese security forces when she tried to enter the Palestinian refugees camp "Nahr al-Bared" in...

10 December 2010

South Korea: Free School Meals Debate Sweeps the Nation

A serious debate on the free school meals system has swept South Korea this week, as a minority opposition party succeeded in passing a bill through parliament that expands free...

Jamaica: On the Internet

8 December 2010

Bermuda: The Black Male Perspective

Rwanda: Sniffing glue to survive

Puerto Rico: Tense Prelude to the Student Strike

A 48-hour blockade organized by students from the state-run University of Puerto Rico in protest against a proposed $800 annual fee got off to a tense and violent start early...

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