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23 August 2009

Stories from 23 August 2009

Armenia: Ultra-nationalist homophobic death threat

Serbia: Threats to LGBT Population

Serbia's gays are facing plenty of problems - and on Sept. 20, they are planning to hold a gay pride parade in Belgrade. Sinisa Boljanovic reviews some pro and contra...

Brazil: On the meaning of “Minorities with a majority complex”

A catchphrase uttered by Senator Renan Calheiros in an argument with another senator reinforces the presumption of a long-standing rivalry between São Paulo and the rest of Brazil.

Iran: Tohidloo, a reformist blogger was released

Japan: Whaling. Scientific research or commercial hunting?

Only "scientific whaling" is allowed in Japan, since commercial whaling was banned in 1986. But this is often regarded by environmental organizations as a ruse to continue commercial hunting.

Ecuador: Continuing to Face the H1N1 Virus

With the number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus across the region reaching 1300, Ecuadorians provide their opinions on how the media is informing citizens, as well as a...

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