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5 October 2007

Stories from 5 October 2007

Brazilian “Elite Squad” Provokes Police, Pirates, Pundits and Promotion

“Elite Squad”, a much-hyped film about Rio's special forces police is having its official launch today in Rio and São Paulo, and the nationwide premiere is scheduled for Oct. 12....

India: A day in Calcutta

Burma, India: Midnight Raid

India: Films and Pregnancy

Sri Lanka: Violence against women and ICT

Sri Lanka: Blogosphere Roundup

Russia, Ukraine: Gas, Again

Serbia: Belgrade Airport Complaint

Guyana: Newspapers online

Barbados: Visiting the Concorde

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Petroglyphs threatened

Russia: Central Asian Migrant Workers

Barbados: Email snooping?

Russia: Corrupt Ethnocracies in North Caucasus

Russia: A Protestant Country?

Russia: Internet Journalism

Russia: Kadyrov and Islam

Russia: Indigenous Peoples’ Land Problems

Japan: Nova and Teacher Union