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August, 2011

Stories from August, 2011

31 August 2011

Cambodia’s Sand Pirates

International Blog Day in Latin America

Costa Rica: Bloggers on Anti-Tobacco Law

North Korean Airline Uses Facebook

Colombia: Art NGOs Receive Threat from Paramilitary Group

Nigeria: The Brain Behind the Nigerian Blog Awards

Behold the face behind the masquerade. Good Nigerian Girl is the brain powering the Nigeria Blogs Awards since 2010. The Nigerian Blog Awards is an annual event that rewards creative...

Blog Carnival: Mexico – Is Mexican Society Violent by Nature?

This summary of our Blog Carnival: Mexico - Citizenry, Violence and Blogs looks at what Mexican bloggers think about their society which is sometimes described as violent by nature. Bloggers...

Russia: Chamber of Accounts’ Leak Exposes Significant Financial Violations

China: 77-year-old female kneels down, naked, in front of courthouse to protest land grab

China: Real Name Registration Requirement Coming For Weibo?

30 August 2011

India: Reaction To The Kashmir Mass Graves

India: Acid Survivor Denied Access To Mumbai College

Nepal: Live Tweeting Miss Nepal Contest

Senegal: Grants for Pilgrimage to Mecca and Rome

Bangladesh: Coming Home For Eid

Eid is the biggest religious festival in the Muslim majority country Bangladesh, and a key part of the celebration is going home to celebrate with family in distant places. Bijoy...

Chile: Mapuche Youth Takeover Municipal Building

Latin America: Remembering the Missing on the International Day of the Disappeared

China: Who Could Have Known The Libyans Hate Gaddafi?

One of China's top military analysts at home, has turned the official line on Libya into something of a joke, and abroad, China's nominal support for Gaddafi may end up...

Cuba: Sixth Sunday vs. Women

Jamaica: Collaborative Documentary for Independence

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