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12 September 2011

Stories from 12 September 2011

Cuba: Rotilla Festival Canceled

Puerto Rico: Remembering 9/11

Ukraine: Homemade ‘Samohon’ (Moonshine)

Ukraine: Update on Tymoshenko's Trial

Ukraine: Crimean Tatar Language on Twitter

UK: Vasily Grossman's “Life and Fate” on BBC Radio 4

Russia: Connecting Neighbors, Saving Lives

7 Billion Actions

The creators of a website that enabled Russians to help each other during wildfires in 2010 have now redesigned the site to enable citizens to assist each other in new...

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Activist on Trial

Saudi human rights activist Waleed Abu Alkhair has faced the national court in Jeddah for “insulting the judiciary”. Saudi tweeps discussed his case on Twitter to show support and criticize...

Japan: Anti-nuclear power demonstration on 911

Iran: The flamingos return to Lake Urmia

Japan: Most rational, least traditional country?

Iran: “Prince of Persia” launched his own blog

Madagascar: The Lemur King Swan Song

Haiti: Waste Management by Troops

U.S. Virgin Islands: Tropical Storm Maria Loses Strength

Trinidad & Tobago: Sylvia Hunt's Legacy

Kenya: “One of Africa's Biggest Slums is My Home”

Barbados: Pirating Scandal via Wikileaks

Caribbean: Remembering 9/11

Shenzhen population statistics, 1979 – 2011