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· July, 2008

Stories about Western Europe from July, 2008

31 July 2008

The Baltics: Baltic Sea Environmental Campaign

Tube Adventure: A Bilingual Quest Game on YouTube

The popular Spanish YouTube channel Pinofas has created a novel project: it's an hero adventure quest live-action game that takes advantage of the new tagging, linking and commenting capabilities that...

30 July 2008

Italy: A National Registry for Roma People?

Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's new right wing Cabinet recently launched plans to carry out a national registration of all Roma people in Italy, including fingerprints of all children. Italy...

29 July 2008

Philippines: Monthly salary of politicians

Costa Rica: Concerts, riots and concerns.

Journalist Cristian Cambronero from popular Costa Rican blog Fusil de Chispas posts a recount of Sunday's Concert where youth rioted and destroyed the campus of the Universidad Latina in the...

26 July 2008

Morocco: Another perspective on Faiza Silmi

Last week, Global Voices covered the story of Faiza Silmi, the Moroccan woman denied French citizenship for her beliefs and actions (which included, among other things, wearing the niqaab or...

Serbia: Anglophone Bloggers Continue Discussion of Karadžić's Arrest

From one of the world’s most wanted fugitives, Radovan Karadžić - aka Dr. Dragan David Dabić - has turned into one of the world's most talked about detainees. Below are...

24 July 2008

French Ambassador expelled from Madagascar because he was bad luck?

Malagasy and French netizens debate the French Ambassador's expulsion from Madgascar. Was it a matter of superstition?

23 July 2008

Serbia: Radovan Karadzic was Disguised as a Doctor

Radovan Karadzic lived in Belgrade under false name of Dragan David Dabic. He was disguised as an alternative medicine doctor and even worked in one private clinic in Belgrade. He...

Russia: Ethnic German Diaspora

Japan: LGBT Youth Exchange Project

22 July 2008

Russia, UK: TNK-BP Battle

Serbia: Local Bloggers Discuss the Arrest of Radovan Karadžić

Just a few days after the 13th anniversary of the massacre in Srebrenica, in which over 7,000 people, most of them Muslim civilians, were killed, Radovan Karadzic, former president of...

21 July 2008

Brazil: Portugal ratifies Portuguese language agreement

Colombia: Freedom March Around the World

After the rescue of 15 high profile hostages held in the FARC's power on July 2nd 2008, the same group that organized the last global march on February 4th against...

20 July 2008

Arabeyes: Moroccan woman refused French citizenship for burqa

Last week a French resident was refused citizenship on the grounds that she was “insufficiently assimilated.” The woman, referred to in the Press as “Faiza M.,” is a Moroccan citizen...

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