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18 December 2009

Stories from 18 December 2009

Haiti: Marching for Aristide

Trinidad & Tobago: Climate Responsibility

Trinidad & Tobago: Poor Packaging

Jamaica: Stealing Christmas

Jamaica: Shock Over Buju

Uganda: Can the media force a country to mourn?

Can the media force a country to mourn? This it the main question that the Ugandan journalist and blogger, Rosebell Kagumire, raised in a lively conversation that took place on...

Morocco: Another Blogger Imprisoned

On Monday, December 14th, Blogger Bashir Hazzam and Internet cafe owner Abdullah Boukhou were sentenced to four months and one year, respectively plus a fine of MAD 500 (USD 63)...

Sri Lanka: UTHR Report On The War Against The LTTE

Bangladesh: Ideal Man & Woman

Guatemala: The Film ‘Puro Mula’ Awarded at Havana Festival

Filmed in Guatemala, the movie 'Puro Mula' was recently awarded at Havana Film Festival. It is one of the works from the collective Best Picture System, which brings together artists...

Bhutan: Salary Increase For MPs Is Wrong

Sri Lanka: Evidence Of War Crimes

Decisive Period For South Asia

Ecuador: Debates Over New Communication Law

In Ecuador, there is an ongoing debate about a proposed Communication Law, which would require practicing journalists to hold degrees, require journalists to reveal sources, and other changes. Opponents are...

Iran:Twitter hacked by ‘Iranian Cyber Army’

Russia: “Anti-crisis” is Word of The Year

Video: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Videos and activists observed the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers, and here are some videos related to their efforts in ensuring rights to Sex Workers.

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