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19 May 2011

Stories from 19 May 2011

FSU: Deportations of Crimean Tatars and Soviet Colonialism

Russia: Sakhalin Island Experiencing Serious Connection Problems Due to Cable Wreck

Russia: Police Requests Data of Users Who Commented on Secret E-surveillance Unit Rumors

Brazil: Special Coverage on Sounds and Colours

Mozambique: Portuguese, the Language of Mozambicanness

In Mozambique, while national languages have been introduced into the education system, the decision to ratify the new accord on the Portuguese language is being debated. Global Voices brings together...

Cape Verde: Creole and Portuguese Languages, an Unofficial Pair

On the day that Portuguese speaking countries celebrate the Day of Portuguese Language and Culture, in Cape Verde the status of Crioulo, a mother tongue and unofficial national language, is...

Spain: Photos of Protests

Uganda: First Female Speaker of Parliament: Should We Celebrate?

Cuba: Effects of a Beating

Uganda: Walk to Work Protests in Photos

Ugandans are taking to the streets to protest rising fuel and food prices and rapid inflation. Police have been using pink paint, tear gas and live bullets against the protesters....

U.S.V.I.: “The Caribbean Writer”

Puerto Rico: Opening the Flood Gates

Cuba: “El Yuma”‘s Visit

Guyana: Caribbean Law

Iran: “We are Everywhere” Campaign Against Homophobia

This year, on May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia, several Iranians raised their voices by launching a “We are everywhere” campaign, on YouTube, Facebook and blogs against homophobia worldwide....

Cameroon: Google Android Developer Challenge in Douala

France: Anti-Racism Group Expelled from Slavery Commemoration Event

France: The Fall of Dominique Strauss-Kahn?

On Sunday 15 May, 2011, France awoke to a political earthquake: a sex scandal involving the (now former) French president of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arrested for an alleged sexual...

Lebanon: “Mabrouk” to Lebanese Women

Hong Kong and China: Immigrant discontent

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