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· January, 2011

Stories about Photos from January, 2011

13 January 2011

Afghanistan: Protest in Kabul against the Iranian government

Afghan protesters demonstrated on Thursday outside the Iranian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan against the ill treatment of Afghan immigrants and refugees in Iran, and also against Iran's ongoing fuel blockade...

Rwanda: Through the eyes of children

12 January 2011

Sudan: Smiling faces and ink-stained fingers

Alun McDonald and David McKenzie are posting regular updates on their Twitter accounts from Southern Sudan where voters are taking part in a referendum on whether the region should remain...

Africa: Visual Representation of Africa

11 January 2011

Côte d'Ivoire: The Quest for Normalcy and the Colonial Conundrum

Often portayed as living in a country on the brink of civil war, Ivorian citizens are trying hard to disprove this fatalistic narrative in the traditional media by calling for...

Argentina: Writer and Musician María Elena Walsh Dies

10 January 2011

Poland: Microblog Reactions to the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity

More than 800 concerts, 1,300 artists performing for free today, 120,000 volunteers, an endless amount of charity activities across the whole of Poland and so far almost $12.3 million: these...

Sudan: Southern Sudan Referendum in Photos

A referendum is currently taking place in Southern Sudan from 9 January until 15 January 2011 to decide whether or not the south should remain a part Sudan or be...

Greece: Uproar over plan to build border fence and expel migrants

Greek Citizen Protection minister Christos Papoutsis provoked fierce reactions on new year's eve, by announcing his government's new zero-tolerance immigration policy.

9 January 2011

Tunisia: “Please tell the world Kasserine is dying!”

Tunisian netizens are working around the clock to show the rest of the world the ongoing carnage in their country. What started as a protest against unemployment when a 26-year-old...

Sudan: The long walk to vote

8 January 2011

Mozambique: Death of an Iconic African Artist, Malangatana

Sudan: Northern Sudan is no less “African” than Southern Sudan

Voters in Southern Sudan will vote in a referendum that is mostly likely to split Africa's largest country into two. If Southern Sudan separates, African states will therefore increase from...

7 January 2011

Georgia: Policeman fired after being identified on Facebook

After the excessive use of force by policemen to break up a demonstration in Tbilisi, Georgia, many Facebook users used the site to identify those responsible.

6 January 2011

COP 16: Agreement on Form But Without the Funds

The 16th Conference of the Parties (COP 16) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ended in Cancun last December 11 with the adoption of a host...

China: Brutal Eviction

3 January 2011

Football revival in Indonesia

Despite losing to Malaysia in the finals of the ASEAN Football Federation Cup, Indonesia's football team still has a reason to celebrate. Because of their victories in the competition, nationalism...

China: Microblogs and Smoldering Change