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· September, 2011

Stories about Photos from September, 2011

29 September 2011

Cuba: A Tireless Defender of Gay Rights

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Francisco Rodríguez Cruz is a Cuban journalist and activist who for over a year has maintained a controversial blog committed to advancing the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...

28 September 2011

Philippines: Creative Protests During Campus Strikes

Last week's nationwide campus strikes in the Philippines against education budget cuts saw the lively and creative integration of online tools to mobilize thousands to fight for the right to...

Recreating China Map into Maga

27 September 2011

Spain: Police “Welcome” 15M Protesters in Paris

The "march of the indignant people" that left from various cities in Spain and France to cross Europe, was welcomed by the police in Paris. One hundred people who were...

26 September 2011

USA: The Real and Digital Unite for Latin American Literature

La Casa Azul - an online bookstore - has recently announced it is going to collaborate with a new bookstore located in Washington Heights, New York. Word Up (@wordupbooks) has...

25 September 2011

United States: “Occupy Wall Street” Takes the Heart of New York's Financial District

In New York, a peaceful protest has developed: "Occupy Wall Street." Inspired by the events in cities throughout Arab and European countries, demonstrators are protesting against the way in which...

Russia: “For Russia Without Putin” Rally in Moscow

21 September 2011

Pakistan: Neglected Millions of Sindh Floods

After the devastating 2010 floods in Pakistan the government took no practical steps to tackle the possibility of future floods. The consequence of this gross negligence is that floods are...

Cuba: Milanes’ Miami Concert Stirs Controversy Among Cubans

On August 27th, Cuban music legend Pablo Milanés performed in Miami, marking his first concert in South Florida since the 1970s. On Cuba-focused blogs and news sites, bitter disagreement over...

Global: Reflections on Peace Day 2011

To mark the International Day of Peace, celebrated on September 21, female bloggers from The SunFlower Post share their perspectives on world peace by reflecting on the realities of their...

China: Netizens ridicule Shanghai’s architectural designs

20 September 2011

Nepal: Bloggers Share Their Own Stories of Earthquake

On Sunday evening of September 18, Nepal experienced a strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale that had its epicentre in the border region of Taplejung of Nepal and...

18 September 2011

France, Africa: Suitcases Filled with Cash Expose the Françafrique Connection

In the wake of the Dominique Strauss Kahn scandal, a new furore is now rocking France and the upcoming 2012 French presidential campaign. Robert Bourgi, a shady lawyer and advisor...

Yemen: A Massacre Streamed Live Online

A massacre is being witnessed live, tweet by tweet, in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Yemeni Security forces opened fire on protesters, killing at least 22 and injuring hundreds more so...

14 September 2011

Guyana: Hidden Waterfall

Puerto Rico: Tuning In to a New Voice For Political Satire

En Serio is a new political satire program broadcast on TV and through the web. It’s inspired mainly by successful American political satire shows, and the team of hosts and...