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9 September 2011

Stories from 9 September 2011

Cuba: The Virgin of Charity

India: A Market For Class Notes

U.S. Virgin Islands: Storm Warning

Sri Lanka: Youth-Led Reconciliation

Puerto Rico: Police Accused of Abuses

Barbados, St. Vincent: More Wikileaks

Egypt: Protesters Bring Down Israel Embassy Security Wall and Flag

Thousands of protesters took to Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the Egyptian revolution in downtown Cairo, today in protest against Egypt's military rulers. Soon, crowds of young men swarmed to...

Brazil: Mapping Online Art from the Streets of São Paulo

Pakistan: The Dengue Crisis In Punjab

Morocco: Blogger Arrested in Northern City of Fnidaq

Guatemala: Voting Out Cultural Intolerance

Colombia: Strengthening Ties Between ‘Chiva’ Bus Owners Through Social Media

Venezuela: A Dairy Cooperative's Struggle for Food Sovereignty

Haiti: UN Troops Must Go, Say Haitians After Rape Scandal

An online video showing four UN peacekeepers from Uruguay allegedly raping a 19 year-old man at a military base in Port-Salut has generated outrage and renewed calls for the United...

Rwanda: Bloggers’ Reaction to Victoire Ingabire’s Trial

The trial of Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire resumed this week. Victoire, an outspoken critic of President Paul Kagame’s leadership, is accused of collaborating with terrorist organizations and forming an...

Ghana: Entrepreneurs to Make Ghana a Tech Startup Hub

Portugal: Citizens Ask Icelanders About Democracy

Portuguese bloggers and activists are getting inspired by Iceland's practice of direct democracy in response to the crisis that the country has faced. Sara Moreira reports.

Tajikistan: The country in its 20

Uzbekistan: Journalists face dress-code restrictions

Uzbekistan: Opposition in exile gets more active

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