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27 March 2011

Stories from 27 March 2011

Madagascar: Reactions to the New Members of the Government

Russia, Japan: Sakhalin Residents’ and Chernobyl Survivors’ Reactions to Fukushima

Russia: Tribute to SOVA's Galina Kozhevnikova

Hungary: Childhood Memories of the Holocaust in Pécs

Russia: BBC Russian Service's Last Broadcast

Macedonia: Critique of Video for Eurosong 2011 Entry

Libya: Citizen Reporting from the Battlefield

Videos continue to seep out from war-torn Libya as protesters battle Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces in a bid to overthrow his 42-year-old regime. Here is a selection of the latest...

Algeria: “Facebookers’ Rally” Commemorating the Anniversary of Cease-fire Prohibited

Japan: Relief Tweets for Refugee Parents

As the situation at the nuclear plant Fukushima Daiichi remains unstable and the government warns about the high levels of radioactive iodine and cesium in vegetables and tap water, infants'...

Brazil: More Poetry, Less Money

Georgia: Men in Black

Côte d'Ivoire: Where Are the African Personalities When They Are Needed?

Why Bangladesh?

Ukraine: Reasons for Targeting Ex-President Kuchma

Russia: Heroin Epidemic; Attitude to Sex

Russia: Voina Art Collective

Ukraine: Lukyanivka Pre-Trial Detention Facility

Spanish-Speaking Bloggers React to Earthquake in Japan

The 8.9 magnitude earthquake which shook Japan on March 11th has provoked reactions from Spanish-speaking bloggers from all over the world. After reviewing news of various disasters around the world...

Jordan: One Death and Some Loss of Hope

Friday night marked the violent defeat of protests that began on March 24 (#March24) in Amman, Jordan. By the end of Friday, one man had died, Khairi Jameel AlSaad, 55,...