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17 October 2011

Stories from 17 October 2011

Jamaica: Cricket & Writing

Yemen: Azizah Abdo Othman, Yemen's First Female Martyr

More than 30 anti-regime protesters have been killed in Yemen on Saturday and yesterday, including the country's first female martyr Aziza Abdo, who was shot dead by a sniper during...

Russia: the First Twitter Account Officially Registered as Media Outlet

Russia: Facebook Bots Massively Vote for Putin

Jordan: New Government, Expectations and Hope!

Jordan saw the appointment of a new prime minister today after the majority of parliamentarians sent a letter to King Abdullah, pointing out grievances with Dr Marouf Bakhit's government. International...

China: No Clear Solution to the Wall Street Occupation

The occupation of Wall Street has gathered a lot of interest in China, as have three blog posts last week from an investment banker, a columnist and a Yale professor,...

Azerbaijan: Twitter Action for Jabbar Savalan

Chile: “Anti-Occupation” Law Sparks Controversy

The Chilean Ministry of Interior (responsible for public order and security), drafted and sent to Congress a piece of legislation that would criminalize occupations of public or privately-owned buildings, arguably...

France: Global Voices in French Recommended in Volunteers’ Guide

India: Women Bloggers Meet In Mumbai

Pakistan: A Daughter's Plea To Free Her Father From Pirates

China: A Poem About the Self-Immolations in Tibet

China: Girl ran over by two vans, bystanders ignored

Armenia: More military deaths

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