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· December, 2011

Stories about United Kingdom from December, 2011

United Kingdom: Video from Hitchens’ 1999 U.S. Book Tour

  16 December 2011

“Hitch Hike” is a 53-min documentary by Palash Davé about British writer Christopher Hitchens’ 1999 U.S. tour promoting his book about Bill Clinton. The full film is available for viewing on Vimeo (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). Hitchens died on December 15, 2011.

Armenia: More Online Diplomacy

  14 December 2011

Following the recent Question & Answer session on Twitter with the UK's new Ambassador to Azerbaijan, his outgoing counterpart in neighboring Armenia, Charles Lonsdale, is due to answer questions on Facebook on Friday 16th December.

Iran: 4 hours instead of ‘444 days’

  2 December 2011

Robab who objects the raid on UK compounds in Tehran, says [Fa]: “Thanks God that they got satisfied with 4 hours of taking UK hostages, and it didn't reach 444 days that 52 Americans were held hostage“.

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Global Voices Podcast: Technology that Empowers!

  1 December 2011

In this edition of the Global Voices podcast you can hear how women in Egypt are using technology to fight harassment, and what our Global Voices authors and editors got up to at the Mozilla Festival in London. We also mark World Aids Day by speaking to HIV/AIDS activists in Kenya and Egypt about the special work they do.

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