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8 July 2009

Stories from 8 July 2009

Azerbaijan: Youth activists and bloggers beaten and detained

Emin Milli, one of the founders of AN Network, a grassroots youth movement and Adnan Hadji-zadeh, a videoblogger from OL! Youth Movement have been severely beaten by unidentified persons while...

Dominican Republic: The 2nd Happiest Country in the World?

Ukraine: Peculiar pornography prohibition

Lithuania: Quiz pro quo

Mexico: Voters Share Their Null Ballots on Twitter

Mexicans tweeted their discontent with the political system of the country by sharing photographs of their paper ballots nullified in creative ways during the July 5 mid-term elections.

Blogger of the Week: Gabriela García-Calderón

Gabriela García Calderón may be the star translator of Global Voices in Spanish. She translates on a daily basis for our publications, and as if that weren't enough, she still...

Czech Republic-Canada: Reintroducing a visa regime?

Dominica, U.S.A.: Learning from the “King of Pop”

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Michael Memorial

Slovenia: Government online – by mistake

Barbados: Making Sugar Cane King

Lithuania: Citizenship bill under fire

Guyana: The CARICOM Circus

Latvia: The one-way street of economic crisis

Russia: Lines open for telephone justice

Pakistan: The Cave Dwellings of Gondrani

Russia-Japan: Renewed row over the Kuril Islands

India: Racism In Retrospect

China and North Korea: Kim is like Chairman Mao?

On 4 July, the United States’ National Day, North Korea has launched seven missiles tests again and some of them were medium-range rockets that pose threat to Japan and South...

China: Omitting the Uyghur grievances

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