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· January, 2012

Stories about Youth from January, 2012

15 January 2012

Video Highlights: Activism, Freedom of Speech, Identity and Culture

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from Middle East and North Africa, Sub Saharan Africa, Western, Eastern and Central Europe, East Asia and Latin America,...

Morocco: Activist Rapper Freed

Mouad Belghouat "Al Haked" (The Indignant), a 24-year-old Moroccan rap artist and outspoken critic of Morocco's monarchy, was released on Thursday from prison where he had been held since last...

14 January 2012

Brazil: Student Protests Against Bus Fare Increases in Piaui

Since the beginning of the year, thousands of students have been protesting against the increase in bus fares in the capital of the state of Piaui. The demonstrators are forcefully...

10 January 2012

South Korea: Anger and Suspicion Grows Over Election Rigging

A political scandal is brewing in South Korea over alleged election rigging, despite the police's conclusion that the nation's election commission website was disconnected due to a distributed denial of...

Mexico: Human Rights Commission Publishes Preliminary Report on Killing of Guerrero Students

9 January 2012

COP17: Young Trackers Share Final Thoughts on Climate Change Talks

Adopt a Negotiator Project trackers updated their blogs daily during the two weeks of climate change talks at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, COP17, held from November 28...

6 January 2012

Cuba: The Justice System

South Korea: A Teenage Boy's Anti Suicide Campaign Video

Hungary: Memories of Barvalipe Roma Pride Summer Camp

Twenty-eight young Roma people came together in the first ever Roma Pride Summer Camp where they learned about their language, history, role models and achievements, in an effort to build...

4 January 2012

Cameroon: Violent Clashes Between Motorbike Taxi Drivers and Douala Citizens

On December 31, 2011 in the popular district of Deido in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, riots broke out between the inhabitants of the district and motorbike taxi drivers,...

Paraguay: Children use Computers as Instruments in Christmas Orchestra

Arab World: A Year In Pictures – Our Authors’ Selection

As we bid farewell to 2011 and look ahead to 2012, we asked our authors to share with you pictures that in their eyes have marked the past year in...

China: What do Chinese people envision as the best life?

China: Street Children

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