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23 August 2011

Stories from 23 August 2011

Vietnam: “Police are investigating”

Sri Lanka: Grease Devils Targetting Women In The North And The East

Singapore: Rising number of families seeking financial help

Singapore: GDP and economic realities

North Korea Kicked out South Korean Workers in Joint Resort Facilities

Chile: Expats Unfazed as U.S. Embassy in Santiago Issues “Emergency Message”

The United States Embassy in Santiago has emailed an “emergency message for U.S. citizens” registered in Chile to keep out of the frequent and increasingly violent protests, but foreigners in...

Chile: Artists Protest at UNESCO Headquarters in Support of Students on Huger Strike

Honduras: A Call to Protect the Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

Spain: Pope's Visit Leaves a Violent Trace in Madrid

On August 17, Europe Laica (Secular Europe) brought together over 150 organizations to protest in Madrid against the public financing of Pope Benedict XVI's visit. Police repression and acts of...

Haiti: Grim Housing Situation

Caribbean: Irene's Path

Video: Women Transforming Communities

Voices of Women Worldwide brings together people from all over the world interested in promoting the voices of voiceless women, young girls and children using all the different media they...

Trinidad & Tobago: Honouring Pat Bishop

Cuba: Amnesty Reports on “Las Damas”

Jamaica: Obama Rejects Plea for Garvey Pardon

Guyana: Supporting T&T's State of Emergency

Iran: Online Petition for jailed Green Leaders

Iran: Young men sing in Isfahan

Cameroon: Strength in Diversity

Azerbaijan: Tourism – from potential to realization

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