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· September, 2011

Stories about Western Europe from September, 2011

27 September 2011

Spain: Police “Welcome” 15M Protesters in Paris

The "march of the indignant people" that left from various cities in Spain and France to cross Europe, was welcomed by the police in Paris. One hundred people who were...

21 September 2011

Global: Online Dialogue on Technology for Transparency

Technology for Transparency Network

The Technology for Transparency Initiative, together with New Tactics in Human Rights, invites you to join an online dialogue on 'Using Technology to Promote Transparency'. Join us to discuss new...

19 September 2011

Videos: Homeless But Not Voiceless

We explore different initiatives that aim to bring to the foreground the plight of those who are forgotten: children, indigenous people, immigrants and the transgender community.

18 September 2011

Ukraine: Geopolitics in Crimea

Ukraine, EU: Visa Regime “Like Modern Berlin Wall”

France, Africa: Suitcases Filled with Cash Expose the Françafrique Connection

In the wake of the Dominique Strauss Kahn scandal, a new furore is now rocking France and the upcoming 2012 French presidential campaign. Robert Bourgi, a shady lawyer and advisor...

15 September 2011

Comoros: Reactions of the Comoran Community to Minister's Accusation

Macedonia: Celebrating Basketball Win Over Lithuania

The celebration of the Macedonian entry in the semifinals of the European basketball championship has spilled over from the country's streets, balconies and town squares into the blogosphere. Filip Stojanovski...

10 September 2011

Russia, Italy: Andrei Tarkovsky's Polaroids

Spain: Intense Political and Social Debate on the Constitutional Reform

Political and social debate in Spain has been intense these past few months. The latest news that has once again caused thousands to take to the streets in protest has...

9 September 2011

Portugal: Citizens Ask Icelanders About Democracy

Portuguese bloggers and activists are getting inspired by Iceland's practice of direct democracy in response to the crisis that the country has faced. Sara Moreira reports.

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