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17 September 2011

Stories from 17 September 2011

CIVICUS: Reflections on the Power of Civil Society

For three days several civil society representatives met in Montreal for the CIVICUS World Assembly. The subjects were diverse: from civil movements, social equality, and the effects of new technologies,...

India: Lessons Learnt On Managing Rural Development

Bhutan: Busy People Suck

Pakistan: Dengue Crisis Worsens

Sri Lanka: Identity Crisis

Nepal: A Socially Connected Prime Minister

Bhutan: How To Be A Good Citizen

South Asia: Worst Cities In South Asia

Brazil: Chained Teachers in the Freedom Square

Brazil: University Campus Closed Due to a “Legalize” Party

Madagascar: Reactions to the Road Map Agreement to End the Crisis

Uganda: Is This the End of Amnesty for LRA Rebels?

South African: Facebook Profile Picture Creates Controversy

D.R of Congo: California Passes Bill on Congo Conflict Minerals

Zambia: Wikileaks Cables Not As Toxic

Almost a year after the WikiLeaks diplomatic cables' release, Zambia’s tranche of the documents have recently surfaced. As it turns out, nothing drastic has been disclosed by the leaks, which...

Lebanon: Sabra and Chatila Massacre Remembered 29 Years On

September 16, 2011, marked the 29th anniversary of the most grueling moment in the six-decade long Arab-Israeli conflict - the massacre at Sabra and Chatila. The blogosphere was swarming with...

Philippines: Filipinos Abuzz With Miss Universe Results

And third runner up goes to…Miss Philippines! Shamcey Supsup's success has been the cause for much celebration and cheering in the Philippines at the conclusion of the 2011 Miss Universe...

Malaysia: Mahathir Says Bush Lied About 9/11

As the world commemorated the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attack in the United States, former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad came out again to declare that it was...

Cuba: A Very Painful Issue

Cuba: In Solidarity with World Bloggers

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