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1 August 2011

Stories from 1 August 2011

Ramadan Recipes: Feasting After Fasting

As the month of Ramadan begins, Maria Grabowski has started a list of blog links to some wonderful Iftar recipes. Please do share your favorites, too!

Pakistan: Generals And Democracy

Global Voices Podcast 2: Speaking Our Language

In this edition of the Global Voices podcast we talk all about language and the internet. The way we speak, write, gesture, code and communicate is such a rich topic...

Nepal: TedX Kathmandu

Azerbaijan: Eurovision in a non-free country?

France: The Forgotten Tunisian Refugees of #Botzaris36

After several months of wandering, 30 Tunisian migrants are currently sleeping rough in a park in Paris. #Botzaris36 is the hashtag launched on Twitter to help them out both financially...

Russia: Opposition Tactics for Presidential Elections

Russia: Medvedev or Putin for President

Bangladesh: 40th Anniversary of The Concert For Bangladesh

The 'Concert For Bangladesh', a benefit concert organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar on August 1, 1971, is not widely known. Bangladeshi bloggers celebrate the 40th anniversary of the...

Lithuania-Austria: Continued Controversy Over Ex-KGB Man

Belarus: Almost 30% of Belarusans Get Lower Salary Than Moldovans

Paraguay: 7 Years Since Supermarket Tragedy

Ecuador: President Rafael Correa Tweets From @MashiRafael

Chile: Recent Clashes in Ongoing Mapuche Land Struggle

Caribbean: Online Reactions to Guyana Plane Crash

When news broke early on Saturday that a Caribbean Airlines flight had crash landed at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana, the regional blogosphere sat up and took notice. In...

Global Voices in Aymara: Preserving Indigenous Language Online

One of the newest Global Voices Lingua sites is also its first in an indigenous language, Aymara. This native language is spoken by more than 2 million people across the...

Kenya: Take Part in FeedKE Campaign

Kenya: “Create for Millions” Mobile Apps Contest Launched

United Kingdom: #BlameTheMuslims Twitter Hashtag Spins Out of Context

Sanum Ghafoor is a 19-year old Muslim student in the UK. Aggravated at how Muslims were immediately accused for any act of violence, especially following last week's Oslo attacks, Sanum...

Uzbekistan: Business will pay for “exemplary mahallas”

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