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27 September 2011

Stories from 27 September 2011

Arab World: Nobel Peace Prize for Revolution Netizens?

Twitter is abuzz tonight as the names of Arab netizens are being circulated as possible candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize for the roles they have played in the Arab...

Russia: A New Online Game Might Change Offline Moscow

Russia: Pro-Kremlin Youth Movement Leader Seeks New Internet ‘Activists’

Caribbean: Bloggers Saddened by Wangari Mathai's Death

Trinidad & Tobago: Loving Delicious

Cuba: More Arrests Post-March

Jamaica: Golding to Resign?

Caribbean: Commonwealth Competition Winners

China: Secret Arrest to be Justified by Law Amendment

The Chinese government is in the process of completing an amendment to its Criminal Procedure Law (CPL). The draft, released for public consultation on 30 August, has sparked an intense...

Colombia: Bogota's Mayoral Campaign

Chile: Students Protest Mayor's Decision

Kenya: Bloggers Pay Tribute to Wangari Maathai

African bloggers are paying tribute to Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmental and political activist who died on Sunday after a battle with cancer.

New Partnership Between Global Voices and El Colombiano

Global Voices in Spanish has a new agreement with El Colombiano, the leading newspaper of the vigorous city of Medellin, which will allow their readers to access Global Voices content...

Spain: Police “Welcome” 15M Protesters in Paris

The "march of the indignant people" that left from various cities in Spain and France to cross Europe, was welcomed by the police in Paris. One hundred people who were...

Bolivia: Cochabamba Vigil in Protest of Police Repression

Bolivia: Police Repression is a Violation of Human Rights

Black Scholars Who Make a Specialty of Asian Studies

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