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15 September 2011

Stories from 15 September 2011

Iran: Female Blogger Receives 50 Lashes

These are the words Iranian blogger Somayeh Tohidloo wrote in her blog, after receiving 50 whip lashes in Evin Prison: “Be happy, for if you wanted to humiliate me, I...

Tunisia: Blogger Beaten up by Police for Telling a Joke

Eight months after the fall of the regime of Ben Ali, police in Tunisia have still not given up their brutality and violations of human rights. On Wednesday September 14,...

Trinidad & Tobago: New Curfew Areas

U.S. Virgin Islands: Here Comes the Sun Again

Cuba: 6.0 Quake Hits Off Coast

Barbados: Learning from Crime in the Region

Jamaica: “Ma Lou”‘s Art

Comoros: Reactions of the Comoran Community to Minister's Accusation

Colombia: Politics in Street Art

Argentina: Government Returns Land to Indigenous Communities

Bolivia: Journalist Receives Death Threats

Cameroon: Women Must Vote During Presidential Election

Russia: To Vote or Not To Vote?

RuNet Echo

As the Russian parliamentary election approaches, the Internet is fast becoming the main stage for the debate on the election strategy that the Russian opposition should take. Alexey Sidorenko reports.

Brazil: American Rapper uses classic samba cover without credit

Central African Republic: ‘Letter to the Person Sending Me Death Threats’

Korea: Plan to Launch Satellite TV Airing Programs to North Korea

North Korea’s First Cruise Ship Draw Harsh Reviews

Macedonia: Celebrating Basketball Win Over Lithuania

The celebration of the Macedonian entry in the semifinals of the European basketball championship has spilled over from the country's streets, balconies and town squares into the blogosphere. Filip Stojanovski...

India: The Booming Publishing Industry

Sri Lanka: Managing The Colombo Traffic