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26 September 2009

Stories from 26 September 2009

Cuba: Concert for Peace

The "Paz sin Fronteras" concert organized by the Colombian singer Juanes and celebrated on Sunday September 20, 2009, at iconic Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba, ignited many passions and heated...

Peru: Preservation Efforts in the Chan Chan Archaeological Site

Chan Chan is an archaeological site located in Northern Peru and suffers from the negative effects of looters and natural phenomena. A number of preservation efforts are taking place, including...

Saudi Arabia: KAUST To Inspire Scientific Achievement – And More?

On September 23 the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology was inaugurated. It is a graduate-level research university, and the first coeducational university in the country. In this post...

Global Voices Mentors Update: Warming up to Climate Change

A team of 31 Global Voices Blogger Mentors have each been paired with one Danish or African student in order to help them become more familiar with both the technical...

Tunisia: Severe Flooding Kills 15

Flash floods hit Tunisia this week, killing at least 15 people and damaging property in the town of Redeyef in southern Tunisia. Bloggers declare two day of mourning and speak...

Sri Lanka: Suppression Of Media Freedom

Afghanistan: Is Withdrawal a Surrender?

Kyrgyzstan: Celebrations of Eid al Fitr

Kazakhstan: Playing the Borat card

Turkmenistan: Reforms back on the shelf?

Kazakhstan: Interview with the author of a comic book about Kazakhstan

Afghanistan: Threat to Germany

West Africa : Victims of Floods Call for Help

Floods in West Africa Displace Hundreds of Thousands

Massive Protests in Guinea

Iran: Green rage against Ahmadinejad in New York

Protesters against Iranian human rights violations and election irregularities demonstrated against Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in New York City, as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

Iran: Artists and Green Movement

Japan: Homeless World Cup