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26 October 2011

Stories from 26 October 2011

Yemen: Yemeni Women Burn their Veils

Yemeni women burnt their veils and head scarves today as a sign of protest to condemn the regime's brutality and violence, which has killed around 25 people overnight in Sanaa...

Guatemala: Photo Essay Tells Story of Staunch Anti-Mining Activist

Iran: “Jailed blogger lost a kidney”

Russia: Author of “the Barracks Blog” De-Anonymized, Allegedly Threatened

Russia: Site of Political Phone Pranks Launched

Mauritius: Tikoulou, Children’s Literature Success Story

Egypt: Revolution Call Renewed After Khaled Said Murder Trial Verdict

Two police officers have been sentenced to seven years in prison for the assault that led to the death of Khaled Said, the young man whose murder in Alexandria has...

Discovering Paris from a Guinean Perspective

Russia: Hacked Mailbox of Anti-Corruption Blogger Published Online

Syria: Blogger Hussein Gharir “Missing”

“Law Without Borders” Between Brazil, Angola and Portugal

Slovenia: Projections for Parliamentary Elections

Ukraine: Petroleum Sets Fire to Party of Regions Tactics

Ukraine: Turning into a European Pariah?

Sri Lanka: Hunger Strike Of Fishermen Families

Armenia: Earthquake in Turkey felt in Yerevan

On Sunday, the earthquake that struck Van, a city in South Eastern Turkey, was felt in Yerevan, the Armenian capital, and other parts of the small South Caucasus country. Onnik...

Sri Lanka: Incorporating an Entity

Myanmar: Local Politician Allows Opium Production

Myanmar: Video of Dissident Comedian Blogger Zarganar

Armenia: Pizza Paradox