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15 October 2011

Stories from 15 October 2011

Peru: Paul McAuley, British Priest Defending the Amazon

British Priest Paul McAuley is continuing his mission of defending the environment and indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon despite repeated attempts to expel him from the country. Juan Arellano...

South Korea: Photos from Occupy Wall Street Protest in Seoul

The Occupy Wall Street movement has landed in the South Korean capital, Seoul. Despite heavy rain, lightening and thunder, and a sudden drop in temperature, about 300 people came together...

Colombia: Palestinian Leader Mahmud Abbas Visits President Santos

In Latin America, the countries that don't recognise Palestine are few --including Colombia. As a result, President Abbas visited Juan Manuel Santos in Bogota to discuss relations between Palestine and...

Afghanistan: Theater for Social Change

South Korea: Occupy Wall Street Planned in Seoul

Russia: The Future of LiveJournal's Network Effect

RuNet Echo

A newspaper article titled "A Half-Dead Journal," which analyzed the drop in LiveJournal's traffic within the last nine months, provoked a heated discussion on the structure and the future of...

Hungary: “How Many Policemen Does It Take to Arrest A Homeless Person?”

To protest against a regulation that bans the homeless from public areas in one of Budapest's neighborhoods, one blogger posed as a homeless man and ended up getting arrested by...

Global Handwashing Day: Changing Behaviors through Song and Dance

Do you know how to properly wash your hands? Through songs and dances, people from different parts of the world teach others the right way to wash their hands to...

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