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19 April 2009

Stories from 19 April 2009

Kenya: Wangari Maathai on the Environment and African Leadership

China: Our right to be spared from fear

Blogger Lan Xiaohuan (兰小欢), in his post ‘Bitter Smile’, reflects on how a nation permeated with fear has muzzled people's voice. Lamenting that the cost to claim the rights of...

Kuwait: Election rhetoric, arrests and the whole shebang

Greetings fellow global bloggers and readers! My name is Amer Al-Hilal and I am the new 'Global Voices' co-author covering Kuwait; a vibrant, highly passionate and astute blogging community, one...

Palestine: Palestinians in Jerusalem's Old City Under Threat

Iran: 19 year old blogger was released

Bahrain: Who's Calling?

Zimbabwe: The canonisation of St. Dambudzo

Ghana: Tips for new visitors

Armenia: Yerevan's muncipal election

Bolivia: Piecing Together the Life of an Accused Terrorist

Bolivian police killed three foreign nationals in a Santa Cruz hotel. What is not entirely clear is the connection between the men, who national authorities say were a part of...

Japan: The SHADO Collective

Iran: Ahmadinejad says jailed blogger must have right of defense

Morocco: On “Jewish Morocco”

Morocco has a long relationship with Judaism; during the spread of the Roman empire, a number of Jews settled in what is modern-day Morocco. Over time, relations between Morocco's majority...

Bolivia: Raising Ticket Prices on Transportation During the Holidays

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