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· April, 2012

Stories about Western Europe from April, 2012

Spain: Faces of the victims of the economic crisis

Australian Broadcaster Wins First Indigenous Journalism Award

French Presidential Candidate's Video to Attract Minorities

Spain: King Juan Carlos and the Elephant in Botswana

Azerbaijan: Emin Milli speaks at Amnesty International conference

Sweden: Visiting Rinkeby, Stockholm's Immigrant Ghetto

The Rinkeby district of Stockholm, Sweden is famous for its high concentration of immigrants. Curious outsiders have documented their visits.

Remembering Murdered Activist, Vittorio Arrigoni

A year after the killing in Gaza of the International Solidarity Movement activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, events are planned in cities throughout Italy, Europe, Palestine and the world. Citizens of the...

United Kingdom: Cases of Child Malnutrition on the Rise

Italy: Netizens Ponder the April 2009 L'Aquila Earthquake

In the third anniversary of the tragic event, citizens came together in the streets and online, creating web-pages, posts and Twitter hashtags to share memories, comments and broader hope for...

Spain: Christ Dances to Brazilian Pop Hit in Religious Procession

During the religious procession marking the end of the Christian Easter week in Alhama de Murcia, Spain, the image of the Resurrected Christ was struck by the Telomania, when the...

Global Voices Podcast Wins Top Ranking in European Podcast Award

Global Voices ‘Europe in Crisis’ Coverage Shortlisted for Award

France: Taking a Stand for Regional Languages

On March 31, several simultaneous events took place in France's major cities, driven by the overarching goal of showing support to regional as well as indigenous languages. Rayna St. reports.

Spain: Images of Police Brutality During General Strike

On the day of the General Strike on March 29, there were numerous moments of tension, especially in the city of Barcelona where riot police clashed with protesters. In the...

Greece: Abbot Released Over Ecclesiastical Real-Estate Scandal

Mixed online reactions have met the news that Elder Ephraim, abbot of Vatopedi monastery on Greece's Mount Athos, who was implicated in a scandal arranging land swaps between Vatopedi and...

Africa: Access to Water and Sanitation Services Still a Burden

Greece: A Poem and a Song for Dimitris Christoulas

One Day on Earth: Worldwide Collaborative Music Video Released

A new music video has been released in preparation for the worldwide screening of the Global Collaborative film One Day on Earth, which will take place in locations all around...

Greece: #Police_Victims

Portugal: Police Prevents Workers From Writing a Banner for the General Strike

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