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10 January 2011

Stories from 10 January 2011

Morocco: What Legal Protection for Religions Other Than Maliki Islam?

Morocco: From the Slums of Casablanca to the Prisons of Iraq

Tunisia, Algeria: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Protests in Algeria and Tunisia have captured the interest of bloggers in both countries. Social media seem to be playing a central role in the coverage of the unfolding events...

Hungary: New Blog on Arts and Culture

Japan: Coming of Age Day 2011

Jordan: Solutions to Rising Sectarianism

A series of events in Jordan are raising concern of increased sectarianism between Jordanians of Transjordanian and Palestinian descent, as well as increased violence between tribes of Transjordanian origin. Betsy...

Is “Communist China” an inappropriate naming?

China: Village Woman Crushed Trying To Stop Construction

Egypt: A blogger lost his job because of his blog

Mohamed Maree is not the first Egyptian blogger to loose he job because of what he writes in his blog, as he has been preceded by Founon and Ahmed El...

China: Human error at Zhouqu mudslide

Japan: Tokyo's Art Scene in 2010

Mozambique: Photoblogging provincial life

Greece: Uproar over plan to build border fence and expel migrants

Greek Citizen Protection minister Christos Papoutsis provoked fierce reactions on new year's eve, by announcing his government's new zero-tolerance immigration policy.

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