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20 October 2011

Stories from 20 October 2011

Armenia: Newfound Support for Domestic Violence Victims

7 Billion Actions

Domestic violence has long been a taboo subject in Armenian circles. But when 20-year-old mother Zaruhi Petrosyan was brutally beaten to death by her husband and mother-in-law last October, the...

Armenia: Extreme Metal in the Caucasus

Cuba: More Tributes to Pollan

Cuba: Pollan's Death & the State Health Care System

Iran: Be Scared, Dictator – Gaddafi is Dead

Several Iranian bloggers joined Libyans in celebration on Thursday, after longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi was killed. Some bloggers longed for the end of dictatorship in Iran, as they shared...

Trinidad & Tobago: Urban Development's Bill

Haiti: Cholera, One Year Later

Cuba: Upcoming Census

Bolivia: TIPNIS Indigenous Marchers Arrive in La Paz

The indigenous marchers of the TIPNIS reached their final destination of La Paz, Bolivia, where they were greeted as heroes by the city's residents. They still have hopes of meeting...

Chile: Transsexuals Demand a Place in Postponed Anti-Discrimination Law

An anti-discrimination law is up for vote in Chile. It would ban any prejudice based on race, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and more. Although it offers new protection to...

Central America: Bloggers Attempt to Raise Awareness as Heavy Rains Continue

Chile: Photos of October 19 Student Protest

Nicaragua: Night life in Nueva Guinea

Libya: The Truth About Gaddafi's Death

Libya has broken out in celebration after Gaddafi's stronghold Sirte fell and the man himself was either captured and killed or killed and captured. On Twitter, journalists and pundits have...

Russia: 7 Temporarily Detained During the President's Meeting with Journalism Students

Tanzania: Priorities for Open Government in Tanzania

Cameroon: An Open Letter to the President

Uganda: LRA Survivor Bears Witness

Ghana: Blogger Assaulted

Cameroon: Election Irregularities Noted by US Ambassador in Yaoundé

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