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9 October 2010

Stories from 9 October 2010

Hungary: Chemical Waste Reservoir Still Dangerous

Marietta Le translates a firsthand account from the area affected by the the caustic red sludge spill in Western Hungary and provides information on how to help the victims.

Cuba: What happened with Twitter?

Puerto Rico: Goodbye Santa Rita

Puerto Rico: A Blog on Gender Discrimination in Law Schools

Russia: Moscow Mayor's Dismissal and Some “Kremlinology”

The dismissal of Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov on Sept. 28 inspired Anglophone Russia bloggers to write about Putin, Medvedev, Sechin, the 2012 presidential election, Luzhkov's wife and her business, and...

India: Women In Call Centers

Bangladesh: Increase In Cost Of Living

India: Chennai’s Moral Police

Pakistan: Judiciary Is The Lifeline

Kyrgyzstan: Cast your votes!

The October 10 parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan are likely to be the freest and fairest in the country's young history. As such, they offer a perfect opportunity to test the...

Puerto Rico: Wave of Hate Crimes against LGBT community

China's ‘Directed Public’ receives Nobel Peace Prize

China: Liu Xiaobo the intellectual

On 8 October 2010, Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He is a renowned literary critic, political essayist and activist based in Beijing. Trained in literature and philosophy...

Liberia: Liberia's Rape Court

Kenya: Raising the Bar for MP Party Nominations

Africa: On Traditional Healers

Africa: African elite rulers, quacks and bulimia

China: Congratulations to the Freedom Fighter Liu Xiaobo

Universal human rights, cultural relativism and the Asian values debate

China: The Nobel Prize and the CCP’s Ignoble Response

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