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19 September 2011

Stories from 19 September 2011

Videos: Homeless But Not Voiceless

We explore different initiatives that aim to bring to the foreground the plight of those who are forgotten: children, indigenous people, immigrants and the transgender community.

Zambia: Social Media Harnessed to Monitor Polls in Sep 20 Election

Built on the Ushahidi crowdsourcing platform, Bantu Watch encourages registered voters and interested parties in the Zambia September elections to report incidents involving election-related violence, hate speech, corruption and other...

Cuba: Talented Singers

Trinidad & Tobago: Republic Day Fare

Cuba: “Repression Weekend”

Bahamas: Chipping In to Fight Crime

Trinidad & Tobago: Chicken Weed

Afghanistan: Taliban propaganda on the internet

Afghanistan: Local police units failing

Kazakhstan: Forbes magazine franchise launched

Nigeria: Does Terrorism Pay Better Than Farming?

Kyrgyzstan: Intelligence cooperation with China

Afghanistan: The country's relations with China

Southeast Asia: Press Freedom Heroes

Myanmar: International Websites Accessible Again?

Malaysia to Overhaul Security and Censorship Laws

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak surprised everybody during the Malaysia Day celebration when he announced an overhaul to several controversial acts related to national security, censorship, speech and freedom...

Cameroon: What if We Did Not Vote on October 9?

In Cameroon, the October 9 presidential election does not seem to be generating much interest amongst the general public. For many Cameroonians, this election has no real stake and voters...

China: Calls to Free Blind Activist Met With Violence

After serving a 51-month sentence for disturbing public order, blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was released in September 2010, but has been kept under house arrest for more than a...

Brazil: Defending Freedom of Religion

Brazil: A Thousand Days for the World Cup 2014