Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

16 December 2008

Stories from 16 December 2008

AIDS: Orphans, Marches and Reminders

Following up on past AIDS coverage such as the AIDS Conference 2008 and the World AIDS Day 2008, we bring you a video that shows the plight of orphans in...

Iran: Blogger was sentenced to more than 2 years prison

MENA: Shoe Throwing Games

Palestine: Broken Ribs for Iraqi Shoe Thrower

Israel: Hanging up on a five-year old

Kurdistance: Similarities with the Lakota Sioux

Turkey: Dario Moreno

Egypt: Is Obama Palestinian?

Zimbabwe: A Surge In Cholera Deaths

The widespread cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe continues to take its toll. The United Nations reported yesterday that the disease, which is mainly transmitted through contaminated water and food, has killed...

Guadeloupe: The Outstanding Gwada Boys

Trinidad & Tobago, St. Kitts & Nevis: Niche Marketing

Barbados: Travel Trouble?

India: Builders’ Boycott Of The Muslim

Jamaica, Cuba, U.S.A.: A Shoe in Hand…

Pakistan: A Tribute to Fountain Pens

Guyana: Future Flooding

South Asia: Desi Podcast

Nepal: Rumors Surrounding The Captured Mumbai Terrorist

Rumors surrounding the background and identity of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only terrorist involved in Mumbai attacks captured alive by authorities, is swirling around the internet. This time along with...

Palestine: Dealing with Deprivation in Gaza

In a statement earlier this week the World Bank said: “The ongoing closure of Gaza and severe restrictions on the flow of goods and people continues to be a cause...

Activist turned informant creates uproar in New Zealand

New Zealand’s blogosphere is a flutter with the possibility that a left-wing activist has been outed as a police informer. The informer was paid $600 a week (plus expenses) for...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site