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March, 2009

Stories from March, 2009

31 March 2009

Syria: American Language Centre Re-Opens

Liberia: Unfair Labor Practices at Guthrie Rubber Plantations

Liberia: Tribal politics at the senate

Nigeria: Watch Cassava Republic Press

Liberia: University of Liberia Receives US$ 20,000

Morocco: Different Names, Same Story

Despite outward progress, Morocco has faced a number of setbacks for press freedom over the past few years. Most recently, it was reported that Ali Anouzla and Jamal Boudouma, managing...

Bolivia: Black List for Expulsion from El Alto

Guatemala: Chico Zapote Fruit

Dominican Republic: The South as a Tourist Destination

Macedonia: Student Protest Ends in Violence

Recently, the Macedonian government decided to build an Orthodox church with public financing on the main square of Skopje, a decision that the citizens of the city disapproved of. On...

Taiwan: Buddhist master creates controversy

Hong Kong and the Philippines: Satire or racism?

A Senate leader in the Philippines just filed a resolution condemning a Hong Kong writer Chip Tsao for his article “The War at Home” in HK Magazine (originally published on...

Kazakhstan: Blogs serve politics

Kyrgyzstan: Opposition Rally in Bishkek

Cambodia: Trial begins for Khmer Rouge leader

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia began the first public hearing of Kaing Guek Eav, known as Duch. During the Khmer Rouge regime, Duch headed the infamous Tuol...

Mongolia: Life on the fringes

Kazakhstan: Census ended

Afghanistan: The Social Taliban Democrats

Uzbekistan: US trying to return to base

Turkmenistan: Ashgabat and Moscow hold talks