1 October 2011

Stories from 1 October 2011

Hungary: Protests (and Protest Art) in Budapest

  1 October 2011

The Contrarian Hungarian writes about “a long weekend of protests” in Budapest – here and here, and about “a protest art competition that serves both as creative outlet and as protest against the most recent instances of the government’s restrictions on the freedom of the press” – here. Hungarian Spectrum...

Global Voices Podcast 4: Together We Rise

  1 October 2011

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 Arab Bloggers Summit co-hosted by Global Voices on October 3-6, 2011, in Tunisia.

Myanmar: Controversial Dam Project Suspended

  1 October 2011

The Weekly Eleven quoted a memo sent to the Parliament by Myanmar's President U Thein Sein which ordered the suspension of the controversial Myit Sone Dam project on Ayeyarwaddy River in Kachin State.

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