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21 November 2008

Stories from 21 November 2008

Nepal: Nepathaya

Bangladesh: Slum kids visited Germany

Pakistan: The politics of condemnation

India: Reason for a strike

Iran:Paintings by Shirin Golestaneh

Cuba: Love and Marriage

Anguilla, The Cayman Islands: Children's Rights

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Getting the Dish

Trinidad & Tobago: Godliness?

Cuba: “Black Spring” Prisoners

Religious unity: The Charter for Compassion

As children we may all have heard the Golden Rule expressed in many different ways, but the basic idea is: Treat others as you would like to be treated. This...

Russia: PayPal “Still Half Usable For Many”

Japan: Revision of the Nationality Law

On the 4th of June, on the occasion of cases filed in 2003 [en] and in 2005 whose protagonists were 10 children born out of wedlock to Japanese fathers and...

Japan: Economic recession? A dejavue.

Macau: Say No to Article 23 and White Terror

Macau SAR government issued a draft bill enacting Article 23 of the Macau Basic Law in October. The Law is very sensitive and it would affect every citizen's freedom and...

China: Liberate Taiwan with Sexy PLA

China: The Longnan riots and the CCP’s global spin campaign

Hong Kong: Protect University Beacon

Colombia: Indigenous March Arrives to Bogotá

Bolivia: Recent Lynchings Cause Concerns

A string of lynchings around Bolivia has caused concern around the country. The latest case in Achacachi involved 11 accused thieves, who were set ablaze by town residents. Defenders of...