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9 March 2008

Stories from 9 March 2008

Barbados: Promises Kept?

Haiti, Jamaica: Haitian Reggae

Central African Republic: The plight of internally displaced people

South Africa: The Free State Racist Video Saga

The last week and a half has been a constant heated re-iteration of South Africa's intermittent stance against hatred and racism of any kind. the situation was sparked off when...

Armenia: Politics & Eurovision

Armenia: Constitutional Court Ruling

Armenia: Circumventing Censorship

Turkey: Armenian Hanging Clarification

China: Thoughts on bankruptcy of the last ‘Animal Farm’

Nanjie Village, the last “Animal Farm” in China, has been known by the Chinese as the ‘red billionaire village’ and ‘communism village’ until the recent revealment by newspapers that it...

Americas: International Women's Day Across the Region

Bloggers across Latin America celebrate International Women's Day and pay tribute to the hard-working, brave, and often, mistreated women from the region. Some honor particular women throughout history and others...

Women Hold Up Half the Sky: A Poetry Jam

In celebration of International Women's Day, Rising Voices grantee and Nari Jibon founder, Kathryn Ward, came up with the idea of a friendly poetry competition among Rising Voices bloggers. Participants...

Malaysia: Welcome Blogger Parliamentarians