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12 June 2010

Stories from 12 June 2010

Bulgaria: Protest Against Neo-Nazi Violence

On June 6, a protest was held in Sofia in support of the rights of refugees and immigrants in Bulgaria. Shortly before the start of the protest, a group of...

Bangladesh: The Death Traps

Pakistan: The First Feminist Tech Exchange

Egypt: Scheherazade must Die

Freedom of Expression is taking a beating in Egypt. In a series of lawsuits against writers, Scheherazade of 1001 Nights is now being accused of immorality and some lawyers want...

Cameroon: Becoming homeless on a short notice

Africa: World Cup search results

Africa:Latin American drug lords in West Africa

France: Illegal Immigrants Strike in Paris

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Conflict Voices

In the 16 years since a ceasefire agreement put the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh on hold, successive attempts to broker a final...

Brazil: Graffiti Artists Lighten Up Europe

Japan: Hayabusa returns to Earth tomorrow

Japan: Two years since Akihabara knife rampage

Japan: An interview with Nobel Prize winner Masatoshi Koshiba

Iran: To Demonstrate or Not, on Anniversary of Election

On the anniversary of the contested Iranian election on June 12 the question circulating online is: whether to face authorities and demonstrate or not.

Bulgaria: Sofia Pride 2010

Belarus: 200 Meters of Gay Pride in Minsk

Indonesia: When women control their own investments

Conversations for a Better World

Kick-starting a conversation on female entrepreneurship, courage and investments with our partner site Conversations for a Better World, Carolina shares an example from Indonesia.