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23 November 2009

Stories from 23 November 2009

Kazakhstan: A Beacon of Anticorruption Activity?

Kyrgyzstan: President consolidates his rule

Afghanistan: Corruption, corruption

Japan: Images of Minanamata Disease

Trinidad & Tobago: Responsible Drinking

Trinidad & Tobago: Loss of Mind?

Bermuda: Public Transport

Egypt: Alaa Mubarak for President?

Several names have been thrown in the pool of candidates for Egypt's 2011 presidential elections. Now a new name is being floated. Find out why Alaa Mubarak, the Egyptian President's...

Yemen: A Civil or Proxy War?

The ongoing war in Yemen certainly warrants coverage on Global Voices Online, but Tarek Amr was really shocked when he realized there weren't many bloggers interested in the conflict. Here...

Qatar: Cartoon of maid abusing child raises ire

A cartoon published in a local paper in Qatar depicting a crazed maid abusing a child has raised the ire of Doha bloggers, many of whom are condemning the possible...

Video: Open Video Contest for Trip to SXSW Interactive Festival

The Open Video Alliance is putting out a call out for one minute videos that make a case for Open Video for an opportunity to win a trip to South...