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9 March 2010

Stories from 9 March 2010

Poland: Ryszard Kapuściński – Fiction or ‘Non-Fiction'?

A discussion of the newest book about the life and work of journalist Ryszard Kapuściński has reached the UK, the United States and other regions of the world. Sylwia Presley...

Chile: Mapuche Communities Affected by Earthquake

After the February 27 earthquake in Chile, the media and the government have faced strong criticism for their lack of coverage and support for the small Mapuche indigenous communities closest...

Russia: Blogger's Video Leads to Punishment of Policeman

Voci Globali: Global Voices and La Stampa

A new collaboration between Italian newspaper La Stampa and Global Voices is showing promise for the inclusion of more curated and translated citizen media in mainstream news.

Liberia: Confusion about the cause of violence in Lofa County

Violence erupted in the towns of Voinjama and Zorzor in Liberia last week. There are conflicting reports about the cause of the conflict in which four people died. While the...

Bangladesh: An Emerging Hub Of Online Jobs

India: Barcamp Kerala

China: Left critique of liberal calls for hukou reform

Taiwan: Construction of ethnic identity

Azerbaijan: Youth, human rights and the Blogosphere

Nigeria: Jos erupts in violence again

In Jos, conflict seems to recur in ever-narrowing cycles: deadly riots rocked the city in 1994, 2001, 2008, and, not even two months ago, in January 2010. The current conflict...

Suriname: Chocolate Art

Trinidad & Tobago: Astounded by Hart

Cuba: Through the Looking Glass

Trinidad & Tobago: Pone!

Bermuda: Green Paper

Egypt: How living in Egypt has changed her life

UAE: Twenty seven million flowers

Saudi Arabia: Why KASP is Flawed

India: Women's Bill Stirs Up A Hornet's Nest

There was a pandemonium in the upper house of the Parliament of India (the Rajya Sabha) when a controversial Women's Reservation bill from more than a decade ago, was re-introduced...