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22 August 2011

Stories from 22 August 2011

Trinidad and Tobago: Debating a State of Emergency

On Sunday 21 August, the government of Trinidad and Tobago declared a national state of emergency to deal with the violent crime that has afflicted the Caribbean nation in recent...

Russia: Memories of 1991

Russia, Libya: RT's Coverage of the Conflict

Armenia: Artificial smiles and a beauty pageant

India: The Root Cause Of Alcoholism

India: A Twitter Poll On Popularity Of Political Parties

Pakistan: Help The Flood Affected People

Nepal: The Taslima Nasreen Controversy

Chile: New Partnership Between Global Voices and Mi Voz

Global Voices and Mi Voz - a Chilean network of online citizen newspapers - recently launched a content partnership. With this partnership Global Voices will enhance its coverage of Chilean...

Trinidad & Tobago: Dr. Pat Bishop Passes On

Netizens of Trinidad and Tobago are coming to terms with the loss of one of its patriots: artist and musicologist Dr. Pat Bishop, who collapsed during “a meeting with a...

Iran: “Tonight, the Islamic Regime's Generals will Have Nightmares”

Several Iranian cyber activists celebrated the victory of anti-Muammar Gaddafi forces in Libya, and compared it with the situations in Iran and Syria. They shared in the joy of liberation...

Bolivia: An Indigenous March Against an Indigenous Government

Chile: Police Prevent Reporters From Covering Raid on Mapuche Community

Peru: Spanish Media and Prostitution in Iquitos

Cuba: Oh, the Horrors!

U.S.V.I.: The Power of Film

Bermuda: Who's Driving the Bus?

Pakistan: Islamic Televangelist Caught Out by Behind-the-Scenes Video

Dr. Amir Liaquat Hussain, a Pakistani Islamic televangelist and host of numerous religious shows, has been criticized after a behind-the-scenes video was released. The video depicted Dr. Amir, a notable...

Caribbean: Watching Irene

Russia: Police Refused To Start the Criminal Prosecution Against LiveJournal DDoS Attackers