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· February, 2011

Stories about Youth from February, 2011

12 February 2011

Egypt: Cleaning Tahrir

For the past few weeks, as Egyptians "cleaned" their country of a dictatorship, Tahrir Square was full of people, full of joy, and as a result, full of things to...

Egypt: The Moment of Triumph

Citizen recorded videos have started cropping up showing the historical moment when Mubarak resigned to the Presidency of Egypt and how the people at Tahir Square reacted to the news.

11 February 2011

Tunisia: Slim Amamou Speaks About Tunisia, Egypt and the Arab World

Slim Amamou, a 33-year-old Tunisian blogger, programmer and activist, made the headlines back in January 18th, 2011, when he was appointed Minister for the Youth and Sports in the interim...

Gabon: Students Protest, Army Deployed

Gabon's political crisis reached new heights on February 10, as students protested at Omar Bongo University in the capital city, Libreville. Whereas riots last week involved mainly the opposition, the...

Sierra Leone: Youth to Youth Fund accepting applications

9 February 2011

Jamaica: Watching Egypt Make History

South Korea: Backlash After '30 Minute’ Pizza Delivery Death

A popular Domino's Pizza marketing strategy promising pizza delivery within 30 minutes of an order has met with a public backlash in South Korea, following the deaths of several young...

China: Fight against kidnapping via microblogging

Taiwan: Women's role in free and open source software movement

Japan: Little girl explains the situation in Egypt

8 February 2011

Egypt: A Star Shines on Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square, the epicentre of massive protests in downtown Cairo calling for an end to the Mubarak regime, saw the largest number of protesters today since the beginning of pro-democracy...

Azerbaijan: Support site for arrested youth activist

Cuba: The Reality of Revolution

Brazil: Children's Book Sparks Racism Debate

During recent months Brazilian citizen media has been debating literature, censorship, racism and education, following the suggestion by the country's National Council on Education (NCE) to withdraw celebrated author Monteiro...

7 February 2011

Russia: Vkontakte Social Network as a Unique Video Clip Environment

Egypt: Tahrir Square's Mini Utopia

There is another side to the ongoing revolution in Egypt, which is the daily life of those people sitting in on Tahrir Square. For the past 12 days, they have...