Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

17 August 2011

Stories from 17 August 2011

Russia: Volga German Deportation Turns 70

Serbia: Dramatic Return of the Chetniks

Latvia: Uncertain Election Outcome

Uganda: Minister Claims Opposition Using Social Media to Prepare for War

Uganda’s Minister for Security claims that Ugandan activists are using Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to wage a campaign against the country's security forces and to prepare young people for war.

Lebanon: Thousands of Old Photos of Lebanon

Lebanon: Racism in Banks

Lebanon: New Migrant Center Opening in Beirut

Tunisia: More Protests, More Police Violence

Protesters are back on the streets of Tunis and other Tunisian provinces calling for immediate reforms and the establishment of an independent judiciary capable of bringing corrupt officials and the...

Online Gaming Hackers, North Korea's Next Major Income Source.

China and Hong Kong: Citizen Arrested for Wearing Political T-Shirt

A Hong Kong man was dragged off and detained yesterday because of the T-shirt he was wearing. The incident happened during a visit to the city by China's future premier...

China: Xinjiang Ketchup

China: The Xinhai Revolution and Tibet

China: Wedding bikes

Indonesia: ‘Insensitive’ Ramadan video ad?

Croatia: “Peka Time!”

Hungary: Hate Crimes and Double Standards

Russia: 20 Years Since the Putsch

Indonesia: Increased shopping during Ramadan

Bulgaria: Mapping Crime and Electoral Violations

Ukraine: Politics, Economy, Euro 2012 and Relations With the West

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site