11 June 2011

Stories from 11 June 2011

Featured Translator: Fabienne Der Hagopian

Fabienne Der Hagopian is a volunteer translator for Global Voices in French. Being of Armenian descent, she has translated into French many posts about the Caucasus, but is also passionate about the world at large. Fabienne reflects on her experience as a volunteer translator.

India: Thoughts On Slut Walk

  11 June 2011

‘The Slut Walk’ comes to Delhi, after Toronto and numerous other places and Chandni shares her thoughts why this protest is important for women in India, especially Delhi.

Panama: Boxing Commentator's Presidential Aspirations

  11 June 2011

In Panama, despite the next elections being two years away, the media has already started speculating about potential candidates and winners. One potential nomination for president which caused the most commotion in the Panamanian cyberspace was that of the celebrity sports commentator Juan Carlos Tapia.

Spain: Protests Evolve, but Tensions Continue

  11 June 2011

The mobilizations that started on May 15 in Spain have gradually evolved into local meetings, gatherings and different kinds of initiatives all over the country. But the tension on the streets is still high. On June 11 in Madrid, a sit-in ended up with police charging against demonstrators.

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