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30 August 2011

Stories from 30 August 2011

India: Reaction To The Kashmir Mass Graves

India: Acid Survivor Denied Access To Mumbai College

Nepal: Live Tweeting Miss Nepal Contest

Senegal: Grants for Pilgrimage to Mecca and Rome

Bangladesh: Coming Home For Eid

Eid is the biggest religious festival in the Muslim majority country Bangladesh, and a key part of the celebration is going home to celebrate with family in distant places. Bijoy...

Chile: Mapuche Youth Takeover Municipal Building

Latin America: Remembering the Missing on the International Day of the Disappeared

China: Who Could Have Known The Libyans Hate Gaddafi?

One of China's top military analysts at home, has turned the official line on Libya into something of a joke, and abroad, China's nominal support for Gaddafi may end up...

Cuba: Sixth Sunday vs. Women

Jamaica: Collaborative Documentary for Independence

Trinidad & Tobago: Missed Opportunity re: Teen Video?

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving a Life

Cuba: Las Damas & the Archbishop

Iran: Rogue SSL certificate and Iranian dissidents

Brazil: Bank Account of Google Blocked Due to “Offensive” Blogs

Brazil: Blogging on Poetry

Russia: Bloggers React to the Storming of Tripoli

RuNet Echo

Compared to April 2011, when Global Voices first analyzed Russian reactions on the conflict, opinions seem to be more polarised now; bloggers had divided into two distinctive groups of supporters...

Blog Carnival: Mexico – Citizen Media on the Scene

This second post reporting on the 2011 Blog Carnival, summarizes opinions of Mexican bloggers on the way media covers violence, and above all, on the role of citizen media in...

Brazil: Mozambique Cedes Land to Brazilian Agribusiness

Mozambique is ceding 6 million hectares of land to Brazilian farmers. The idea is to draw on the Brazilian experience in the Cerrado, a biosphere similar to the African savanna,...

Philippines: Human Rights Documentation Project

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