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22 October 2010

Stories from 22 October 2010

Cameroon: Cameroonian Blogs Roundup

We begin our roundup of Cameroonian blogs with Dibussi Tande who takes us the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania. He discusses the myriad challenges facing the tribunal-...

Zimbabwe: Last Chance to Complete Constitution Survey

Last chance to complete Sokwanele's online constitution survey: “On August the 6th 2010, Sokwanele launched a constitution survey, available to complete online and via MS Word for those who preferred...

China: My father is Li Gang!

The son of a deputy police director in Hebei province killed a young woman in a traffic accident on October 16 and reportedly shouted to an angry crowd, "Go ahead...

Azerbaijan: Free Expression under Attack

Global Voices Advocacy features a guest post from Rebecca Vincent, Article 19's Advocacy Assistant for Azerbaijan. The post details the situation with freedom of expression in the oil-rich former Soviet...

Uruguayans Mourn Death of Musician José Carbajal, ‘El Sabalero’

Singer and composer José Carbajal, nicknamed "el Sabalero," died of a heart attack on October 21 at age 66. Carbajal is considered an icon of Uruguayan culture. This year he...

Brazil: Jose Serra ‘struck’ by paper ball

Earlier this week, Brazilian presidential candidate Jose Serra was struck by a ball of paper during a rally in Rio de Janeiro. Eduardo Guimarães at Blog da Cidadania [pt] has...

China: Unhappy Chinese after surprise rate hike

George Chen from Have a news day comments on the sudden rate hike by the China central bank.

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