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1 October 2011

Stories from 1 October 2011

Hungary: Protests (and Protest Art) in Budapest

Global Voices Podcast 4: Together We Rise

In this edition you’ll hear from blind Greek bloggers of Rising Voices, how Guatemalan citizen journalists are honing their skills for elections, and a preview of what's planned for the...

The Balkans: Homophobia

Cameroon: English Bloggers Analyze Cameroon Elections 2011

The 2011 presidential election in the Republic of Cameroon will take place on October 9. This is a roundup of posts written by Cameroonian English bloggers discussing the elections.

South Korea: Church's Embezzlement Case Draws Harsh Criticism

In South Korea, an embezzlement case involving the country's largest church has fuelled public debate online. Citizens have even suggested lifting the tax exemption granted to Korean churches.

Morocco: French Made TGV Rail Project Causes Controversy

On Thursday, President Sarkozy of France visited Morocco to oversee the launch of construction work on a new TGV rail link between the cities of Tangier and Casablanca. Moroccan bloggers...

Myanmar: Controversial Dam Project Suspended