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· May, 2011

Stories about Western Europe from May, 2011

30 May 2011

Africa, France: Who is Nafissatou Diallo? Victim or Conspirator?

In the debate over the alleged sexual assault by French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a Guinean hotel chambermaid in New York, attentions from France to Africa have now shifted to...

Russia: OBEY Giant Poster Wonders ‘Who Set Up Strauss-Kahn?’

RuNet Echo

France: #frenchrevolution in photos and videos

27 May 2011

Germany, Ukraine: Implications of the Demjanjuk Ruling

Angola: Real Madrid ”Galacticos” in Africa!

France : The “Civilized” Internet According to President Sarkozy

As a prelude to the G8 summit in Deauville, chaired by France, the e-G8 forum of the Internet was held in Paris on 23 and 24 May 2011. To the...

Spain: From Spanish Revolution to World Revolution

Mobilizations in Spain have ignited what has been called a “World Revolution”, with more than 600 demonstrations and camp outs taking place in solidarity with Spanish protesters. Websites, Twitter hashtags,...

25 May 2011

World Economy: Women Weigh in on Poverty, Work and Debt

The International Museum of Women's online exhibit on women and the economy, features slideshows, podcasts, videos and essays on women from countries such as Sudan, Denmark, Philippines, USA, Costa Rica,...

24 May 2011

Azerbaijan: Jon Snow and Amnesty International in Twitter Action

Ahead of tonight's Amnesty International Media Awards 2011, the organisation has launched a Twitter photo campaign to call for the release of an imprisoned journalist and newspaper editor in Azerbaijan....

23 May 2011

Greece: Is it time for the #GreekRevolution?

The peaceful mass popular protests in cities across Spain, calling for democracy and protesting bipartisanship on the eve of elections, caught Greeks by surprise after a year of fruitless protests...

Greece: A Lukewarm Reaction to Attacks on Immigrants

Russia: EU’s Roma to Move to Russia?

Greece: A Proposal to Reform the Police

Greece: No Peace without Justice

21 May 2011

France: French Women Bloggers on the DSK Scandal

French feminists bloggers and women bloggers writing on women's issues, have gained a larger audience and a new respect in France in the aftermath of the Domininique Strauss-Kahn scandal. Meet...

France, World: Discontent Against G8 Meeting About the Internet

20 May 2011

Portugal: Uncovering Transparency in Parliament

Spain: “Yes We Camp,” Mobilizing on the Streets and the Internet

Since May 15, people in Spain have taken the streets to demand democracy in advance to the upcoming elections, with thousands camping out in cities across the country. Protesters and...

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