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23 July 2009

Stories from 23 July 2009

Russia: “Leaving the Caucasus, a Taboo Subject”

Moldova: RFE/RL's Blog on Repeat Vote

Kenya: Water Crisis and Government Inaction

Hungary: The Hungarian Guard Banned

A paramilitary association called the Hungarian Guard was banned at the beginning of July after more than a year of investigation by Budapest Court. Guard members and supporters held spontaneous...

Africa: Bloggers Discuss HIV/AIDS among gay African men

Conversations for a Better World

Sub-Saharan has reported high rates of HIV among gay men in Africa. Let's listen to views of LGBT African bloggers writing about the issue.

Citizens of the World “United 4 Iran”

On Saturday July 25, people around the world will have the opportunity to support Iranians in their struggle for democracy, freedom and basic human rights by attending rallies in dozens...

“Resign or Else”: Portraits of Media Repression in Madagascar

VNR is a young journalist at one of the largest newspapers in Madagascar. When we first talked over the phone, her number was hidden and the first thing she said...

Ethiopia: Live discussion of the film “The Market Maker”

Trinidad and Tobago: Online Art Networks

Younger contemporary artists in Trinidad increasingly use online media like blogs and social networks like Facebook to exhibit and document their work and engage each other in critical conversation.

Cuba: Ferrer Arrested

Trinidad & Tobago: Building Authenticity

Bermuda: Crime & Punishment

Trinidad & Tobago: Top Sites

Bangladesh: Connecting To The Asian Highway

Bangladesh: Beauty Of The Countryside

Japan: School Lunches

Pakistan: Guinness Record For Tree Planting

Bahrain: Accusations of Islamist Hypocrisy

India: Interview with Dina Mehta

India: Orissa Pride