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15 May 2011

Stories from 15 May 2011

Puerto Rico: “Fast track” Designations

Puerto Rico: Honoring Ismael Rivera

Puerto Rico: New Documentary

Japan: Daniel Kahl “Stop the Hysteria”

Azerbaijan: Eurovision Victory

Surprising many, Azerbaijan won last night's Eurovision Song Contest in Dusseldorf, Germany. Bloggers and social media users covered the event extensively.

Spain: Real Democracy Now!

Africa: Reactions to The Beatification of Pope John Paul II

Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from all around the world landed on Rome to participate in religious ceremonies for the beautification of Pope John Paul II, known as “JP2”, declared...

“Namazu-e” from Japan: Earthquake catfish prints

Philippines: New bar examination format

Philippines: Political Prisoner Writes Online Prison Diary

A Filipino artist, journalist and activist who is detained by the Philippine authorities has created a blog to document his prison experience and reflections. His family, friends, fellow artists and...

Azerbaijan: Eurovision win, but…

Lebanon: Two Marches, Sunday 15 May

Japan: No Nuke Art

Singapore: Dog meat

Singapore: Cancer treatment subsidy

Singapore: Changed political landscape

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