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8 May 2011

Stories from 8 May 2011

Guinea-Bissau/Sao Tome and Principe: A Collection of Visual Arts

Cuba: A Controversial Encounter

Russia: Livejournal Blocks Navalny's Post

Georgia: Human rights precedent in the Caucasus

Afghanistan: US National Archives releases new bin Laden files

Turkmenistan: Dangerous mirage for businessmen

Afghanistan: So Osama’s dead. And?

Kyrgyzstan: International Commission releases report on Osh violence

Turkmenistan: TAPI Continues To Face Challenges

Iran: Street fights between Khamenei and Ahmadinejad supporters

Sub-Saharan Africa: Fighting Malaria, 2011 Report

Senegal: “Enough is Enough” Movement: First the Web, Now the Presidential Palace

As the uprisings continue across the Arab World, several incidences of angry young people have sprung up on Senegalese websites. Since early March, this activism has left the web behind...

New Japanese site about business in Africa

Brazil: Homophobia, Religion and Politics

In the second article in the series dedicated to LGBT issues in Brazil, Global Voices reports on polemical statements made by parliamentarians, extreme right groups and religious representatives that oppose...