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1 March 2011

Stories from 1 March 2011

Mexico: Subcomandante Marcos on President Calderon's “War from above”

On February 14, 2011, the website enlaceZapatista published "About the Wars: A Fragment of the First Letter from Subcomandante Marcos to Don Luis Villoro, beginning the correspondence about Ethics and...

Azerbaijan: Discrediting Facebook?

Iran: Protests to Free the Opposition Leaders (Videos)

Demonstrations in Iran on Tuesday in Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan, Tabriz, Mashhad and several other cities were sparked by reports this week that opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi...

Libya: The African Mercenary Question (Videos)

One of the more distressing sub-plots in the ongoing two-week uprising against Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi in Libya has been reports of the Libyan leader's alleged use of "foreign" or...

Bahrain: Two Separate Rallies for National Unity

Peaceful protesting continued in Bahrain on Tuesday as seven of the main opposition groups organized a National Unity rally towards Pearl (Lulu) Roundabout. On Wednesday, a different rally is planned...

Nicaragua: Daniel Ortega Accepts Nomination to Run for Third Term

Cuba: Discussing the Crackdowns

Bolivia: How to Help Victims of Massive Mudslides in La Paz

Haiti: Manigat's Chances

Suriname: On Beauty

Bahamas: Protests Over Company Sale

Jamaica: You Gotta Have Faith

Sri Lanka: Two Fighter Planes Have Crashed

Russia: Moscow Prosecutor's Office Requests to Acknowledge LiveJournal As ‘Extremist’ Website

Mauritania: Will protesters take to the streets tomorrow?

rotesters took to the streets in Mauritania on Friday calling for political reforms and an end to President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz rule. Young people continued a sit-in the following...

Yemen: Thousands Protest on Day of Wrath

Thousands of protesters are marching across Yemen, in a Day of Wrath, to condemn Friday's attacks on protests in Aden and call for the end of the Ali Abdullah Saleh...

Ghana: Interview with Kajsa Hallberg Adu

A few weeks ago, I got the chance to conduct an e-mail interview with Ghana-based Swedish lecturer, freelance writer and blogger, Kajsa Hallberg Adu about her experience as a blogger...

Japan: Controversial documentary The Cove released free online

China: How to do a Uyghur homestay in Xinjiang

China: Outrageous sexual harassment in Chinese wedding