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· December, 2012

Stories about Portugal from December, 2012

From Indigenous Protests to Online Preaching, Portuguese Language Countries in 2012

As the last day of the calendar approaches, we select a few glimpses of citizen media from the action and imagination of the Portuguese-speaking online world.

Guinean Journalist Mysteriously Disappears in Angola

Where is Milocas Pereira? The question echoes through social networks on the disappearance, six months ago, of the journalist and university professor in the Angolan capital city Luanda, where she...

Kuku's Case Reignites Racism Debate in Portugal

The recent acquittal of a police agent who shot and killed a 14-year-old boy named Kuku in a neighborhood of the outskirts of Lisbon in 2009 reignited the debate about...

Global Voices: Where Every Voice Counts

The idea that every voice counts is one that is very close to the notion of Global Voices as a platform and as a community. As netizens unite to have...

Brazilian Immigration Policy Faces New Challenges

Whereas the subject has long been debated in Europe and the USA, the issue of immigration has only recently gained prominence in Brazil. This new Brazilian reality throws up a...

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