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8 April 2011

Stories from 8 April 2011

Colombia: Finding Colombia in New York City

Venezuela: Violence in Caracas

Global Voices at the 7th Annual BOB Awards

A number of Global Voices contributors from around the world are among the nominees for the prestigious Deutsche Welle Blog Awards – the BOBs. Find out more and vote now!

China: Privilege Zone

Zhao Lianhai: we will not be silent

Cuba: House Arrest for Fariñas

Trinidad & Tobago: No Impartiality

Cuba: Exam Fraud

Guyana: Losing Your Religion

Jamaica, Barbados: Search Putting CARICOM at Risk?

Russia: FSB Representative Urges to Ban Skype, Gmail, and Hotmail

Cuba: The Dangers of Bureaucracy

Puerto Rico: Media critique

Russia: Distributed Denial of LiveJournal

RuNet Echo

Russian online space is getting more violent. The last series of attacks on LiveJournal blogging platform has proved this once again. Whatever are the reasons, the attack on LiveJournal is...

Rwanda: Remembering the Rwandan Genocide

April 6, 2011, marked the beginning of the seventeenth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. It is a time to reflect on the unforgivable human errors that led to the despicable...

Gambia: Yahya Jammeh is a brutal dictator

Laos: Vientiane Vision 2030

Singapore: Political website to shut down

South Korea: Four Students Committed Suicides in KAIST

Afghanistan: Violence against Aid Workers

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