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21 February 2011

Stories from 21 February 2011

Costa Rican Movie “El Regreso” Reaches Funding Goal Through Crowdfunding

Uruguayan Politicians on Twitter

Bahrain: Coming Out in Numbers in Search for Unity

A week has passed since protests broke in the capital Manama on February 14, 2011, calling for real democracy in the Kingdom. Seven men have lost their lives, with the...

Chile: Social Media Reactions Against Coal Mining Project

The approval of a coal mining mega-project in Isla Riesco, nature and protected species sanctuary in southern Chile, reveals a serious environmental conflict of interests that is being analyzed and...

Pakistan: Ruling Party Under Pressure

Cuba: Realities of Virtual Protests

Nepal: More On Bryan Adams

Trinidad & Tobago: Child Found Dead

South Asia: Explaining Cricket And Cricket World Cup

Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago: The Gay Agenda

India: Savita Bhabhi Blocked Again

Jamaica: On “Buju Watch”

St. Lucia, T&T, Cuba: Literary Festivals

Libya: Qaradawi Issues Gaddafi Fatwa

As the carnage and horror coming out of Libya continues to dominate our timelines, top Muslim cleric Youssef Al Qaradawi issued a fatwa (religious edict) calling for anyone who can...

Bangladesh: Observing International Mother Language Day

For Bangladesh, 21st February - the International Mother Language Day has a different symbolization. It is a national day of Bangladesh to commemorate protests and sacrifices to protect Bangla (Bengali)...

Côte d'Ivoire: Opposite Sides Demonstrated on February 19

Libya: Death Before Liberty (Videos)

Since the uprising against the rule of Libya's Muammar Al Gaddafi, a dedicated group of people have been sending their videos and photos to the outside world so we can...

Russia: Ulyanovsk News Portal Under Attack for Exposing Politician

Russia: Blog Mapping Project Launches

Libya: Stop Gaddafi's Massacre

The world is watching in horror, as harrowing reports are making their way from Libya. News of the aerial bombing of Tripoli has united people from all over the world...

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