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· June, 2011

Stories about Photos from June, 2011

19 June 2011

Brazil: “SlutWalk” Throughout the Country in Images

Holding banners, posters and mottos, "sluts" from cities throughout Brazil rocked the streets and made the society think about gender opression. The movement is inspired by the SlutWalk in Canada...

17 June 2011

Cuba: Twitter Users Will Meet for the First Time

The first meeting of Cuban Twitter users was announced by @leunamrguez (Leunam Rodríguez), for July 1st starting at 4pm on central 23rd street and 12 La Habana. The event has...

15 June 2011

Syria: 2.3km Flag at Pro-Government Rally in Damascus

Supporters of Syrian president Bashar Al Assad held a pro-regime rally today, carrying a 2.3km long Syrian flag in Mezzeh, in the capital Damascus, and chanting "The People Want Bashar...

13 June 2011

Puerto Rico: Uproar Over Blogger's Story

An anonymous blogger's post narrating how she was insulted by a public official spread through the Puerto Rican blogosphere and social media, and made waves in the mainstream media. The...

Cuba: Activists, Bloggers on the Cuba Money Project Vimeo Channel

The Cuba Money Project has launched an impressive video archive with interviews of activists and bloggers in Cuba. Global Voices author Ellery Biddle interviews Tracey Eaton, the founder of the...

11 June 2011

Spain: Protests Evolve, but Tensions Continue

The mobilizations that started on May 15 in Spain have gradually evolved into local meetings, gatherings and different kinds of initiatives all over the country. But the tension on the...

10 June 2011

Kuwait: Shia Twitter User Arrested

Kuwaiti Nasser Abul, a young Shia man, has been arrested, allegedly for his posting on micro-blogging site Twitter. This is the first time a Twitter user is held for tweets...

7 June 2011

Macedonia: Online Community Prevents Murder Cover-Up

As announced, non-violent protests against brutal killing of a young man on Sunday continued on June 7 in Skopje. The police announced they would monitor social networks for troublemakers. Filip...

Chile: A Photo Essay on The Making of Olive Oil

Russia: Bloggers’ Quest For Freedom of Photography

Russia: Life Of Central Asian Labor Migrants in Moscow

4 June 2011

South Korea: Battle to Protect Natural Reserve from Naval Base Construction

As one of South Korea's Natural Heritage sites is on the verge of being replaced by a pile of cement from naval base construction work, local residents and civic activists...