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· July, 2010

Stories about Oceania from July, 2010

Australians Want More Than Election Slogans

Just twenty-three days after deposing Kevin Rudd, Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard has called a general election for 21 August. The Oz blogosphere is looking for substance not just spin...

Ghana: Journey to Africa

From Australia to Ghana is a new book by a blogger based in Ghana and Global Voices author, Gayle Pescud.

Japan: A short documentary-post on Tuvalu

Photographer Ken Umemoto dedicates a post [ja] to Tuvalu [en] and the disastrous effects of human intervention and climate change on the island. The post also includes fascinating “auteur photos”,

USA: Indigenous Rights Declaration under Reexamination

The US government is now reviewing and asking for public input on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples after initially rejecting it in 2007.

Fiji: Will new media laws lead to better reporting?

Claiming it will introduce media transparency and responsible reporting, Fiji’s government enacted new media rules, establishing a code of conduct for journalists, strengthening local ownership stipulations and creating a set...

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