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· December, 2010

Stories about Photos from December, 2010

18 December 2010

India: Churches in Kerala

16 December 2010

China: A Cold Winter Night with the Petitioners

Zhang Kai, a human rights lawyer, swaps the comforts of his warm apartment to come face to face with the suffering of petitioners who took refuge from the cold weather...

15 December 2010

Russia: Photos and a Testimony of the Clashes in Moscow

Demotix and Global Voices join forces

This week we're announcing a new partnership between Global Voices and Demotix - the award-winning citizen photojournalism platform. Wherever it makes sense, we will use their images, and they will...

14 December 2010

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: Smoking the Pipe of Peace

Africa: Photos of Urban Africa

13 December 2010

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...

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...

Azerbaijan: Stepanakert

11 December 2010

Côte d'Ivoire: Anger and Sarcasm in Citizen Media after the Elections

After a hopeful start, the presidential elections in Cote d'Ivoire took a dramatic turn that led the country in a seemingly hopeless political stalemate. While the crisis persists, the Ivorian...

Russia: Photos and Videos of Soccer Fans Protesting in Moscow

D. R. of Congo: From Lubumbashi to Kinshasa by road

10 December 2010

Cuba: UN Vote on LGBT Rights Sparks Controversy

During the UN General Assembly, Cuba supported the amendment to remove the explicit reference to sexual orientation from the periodic resolution condemning the extrajudicial, arbitrary or summary executions. The vote...

8 December 2010

Burundi: One changed life

Zambia: Christmas Art and Design Show a Success

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...

Russia: Winter in Yakutia