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· February, 2011

Stories about Youth from February, 2011

20 February 2011

Morocco: Across the Nation, Demonstration

In the broader context of the Arab world, Morocco has one particularly unique feature: Whereas other countries in the region often have two cities of importance, Morocco has least....

Afghanistan: The price paid by children for the conflict

Japan: It's nursing time on Twitter!

Inexperienced Japanese mums and dads use Twitter to share worries and advices on child-rearing with parent fellows.

19 February 2011

Morocco: “I am Moroccan, and I Will Take Part”

February 20 has been named the day of a "Movement for Dignity" in Morocco. Though Moroccans are torn on the subject of the protests, some have taken to YouTube to...

17 February 2011

Taiwan: Debate Over the ‘Light Novel’ Phenomenon

Light novels - manga and cosplay books which originated from Japan - are hyper popular in Taiwan, where they have conquered the book market.

16 February 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: “Arima” in Kiddies Carnival

Libya: Protests Against Gaddafi Start Ahead of Schedule

Hoping to emulate recent popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, Libyan pro-democracy activist have been calling for protests against the 41-year-old autocratic rule of Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi. They set February...

14 February 2011

Bahrain: The Day of Wrath

Protests took place in many places in Bahrain today, in what has been called Bahrain's Day of Wrath. Netizens gasped in horror as they saw how police forces dealt with...

Turkmenistan: Fake concert as a sign of longing for more freedom

Egypt: Freedom Party Continues (Videos)

Since the news came out that Hosni Mubarak has decided to step down as president of Egypt, celebrations were carried out across the country. Throughout the world, people are celebrating...

13 February 2011

Jordan: “Egypt's Revolution. My Revolution.”

Sudan: May the wind of change sweep through the Upper Nile

Following the triumph of the Egyptian people, tweets are flowing from Sudan to Egypt with one clear message, "May the wind of change sweeps toward the valley of the Upper...

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