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4 August 2011

Stories from 4 August 2011

Mozambique: Behind the Detention of MC Azagaia

MC Azagaia, a controversial activist musician from Mozambique, had been arrested for possession of cannabis on the same day that he was going to present his latest hip hop work....

Lebanon: Abolition of Reduced Sentences for Honor Crimes

Poland: Story of a Bazaar

Iran: Water Fight in Tehran Leads to Arrests

Everyone knows not to play with fire. In Tehran, it seems, even playing with water can cause problems. At least this a ‘lesson' that several Iranian youngesters learned when they...

Latin America: Should News Broadcasters Provide More English Content?

Ukraine: People as Expendables

Ukraine: Pulling off Medals

Ghana: Towards the ‘Ideal Woman': Meet Blogger And Journalist Linda Annan

Though she shares a last name with a globally famous Ghanaian, Linda Annan is not related to former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan. Linda is a Ghanaian journalist and blogger...

Armenia: Pagan tradition and Soviet entertainment

Chile: Students Defy Government and March Through Alameda Avenue

China: Anger Over State TV Attack on Microblogging Platforms

Bloggers in China fear that a recent broadcast by state-controlled China Central Television (CCTV) entitled, 'Where is the moral bottom line of Microblogs?', was a direct attack on citizen media...

Russia: Blogger Reveals Corruption at Moscow Journalism Faculty

This is the story of how one blogger was able to overcome corruption in the Department of Journalism at Moscow State University. It seems unbelievable and impossible even, that this...

China: When the Concept of Tibet Enters the Stock Market

China: Taxi Drivers’ Strike in Hangzhou

Chile: Starbucks Baristas Hunger Strike for Higher Wages

Chilean Starbucks workers have revealed that their country's baristas are paid less per hour than the cost of a cup of coffee. Three employees are now on hunger strike demanding...

China: Symbolism of the High Speed Train

Russia: Police violence towards journalists and bloggers

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