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7 May 2010

Stories from 7 May 2010

Macedonia: Police Raid & Roma Riot

A police raid and protest turned into a violent riot occurred in Macedonia during April 2009, initiating controversy about discrimination of the Roma.

Announcing the Winners of the Breaking Borders Award

Honoring those who are working to advance free expression on the Internet, Google and Global Voices today have announced  the first winners of the Breaking Borders Award. The awards, supported...

Sri Lanka: Vesak Lanterns (Kudu) Festival

Bahamas: Justice

Trinidad & Tobago: By Their Actions

GV Summit: Day One Finished, Day Two Underway!

You may have missed out on the fumbling around with the translation headsets, but if you weren't able to join us for the first day of the Global Voices 2010...

Gaza: Permitted/Prohibited Goods

Trinidad & Tobago: Cozier is Film Festival Artist

Trinidad & Tobago: Immature

Bermuda: Britian's Hung Parliament

South Africa: It’s Time to Diski

There are many official tags, tokens and logos that define sporting events around the globe. This year’s 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa is no different. We have the...

India: What Motivates Begging?

China: School killings and social pathology

Within 5 weeks, there were 5 school killings in China. All the victims are innocent primary and kindergarten school kids, while all the murderers are also victims of social injustice....

Nepal: Maoist Lead Strike Paralyzes The Country

Starting from the 1st of May, the Maoists in Nepal launched a nation wide indefinite protest demanding the current government be dissolved and the process of formulating the constitution to...

Jordan: First Arab female bodybuilder

Global Voices Partners with “Echo Moskvy”

We are pleased to announce our partnership with “Echo Moskvy,” the most prominent and respected radio station in Russia with hundreds of thousands of listeners from all over the globe....

Ukraine: “Stolen Memory”

Russia, Ukraine: Proposed Gazprom-Naftogaz Merger

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