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14 March 2011

Stories from 14 March 2011

Bahrain: Letter from a Blogger, as Saudi Troops Enter

Hundreds of troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates arrived in Bahrain on Monday to help the government quell protests. Television news is saying nothing about what will...

Palestine: Demonstrations For Unity Begin

Palestinians were not at first mentioned on the Arab “revolution timetable“, but a date for protests was indeed set for 15 March. These protests are taking place in towns and...

Pakistan: Letter Signing Campaign A Success

Turkey: Still Considering Bid on Nuclear Plant from Japan?

India Renewable Energy Innovation Awards

India: A Poem For Japan

India: Equations For Cricket World Cup

Haiti: Election Threats

The long-awaited Haitian election is finally scheduled to take place on March 20; the most recent political controversy involves presidential candidate Michel Martelly's threats to the media, accompanied by general...

Yemen: A Life-Threatening Message to Blogger Afrah Nasser

Yemeni blogger and journalist, Afrah Nasser, received a threatening message on Facebook on March 13 and decided to post it on her blog “so the entire world reads it“. The...

Russia: Fukushima Plant Disaster Triggers Nuclear Power Debate

The natural disaster unfolding in Japan after the 8.9 magnitude earthquake on Friday 11 March, 2011, is currently the one of the most widely discussed topics in the Russian blogosphere....

Cuba, U.S.A.: Gross Sentence

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Heroes Day

Trinidad & Tobago: The Meaning of Equality

Cuba: Letter to Dr. Biscet

Jamaica: Skin Bleaching Perspective

Jamaica: Enquiry Stalemate?

Africa: Increasing Female Participation in Science and Technology

Africa: Of Africans and misogyny

Africa: Database of Social Conflicts Launched

Nigeria: Vote for “Umblerra”

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