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28 October 2011

Stories from 28 October 2011

Ukraine: Best Ukrainian Blog Awards Competition Launched

East Timor: Investing in Creativity and Culture

7 Billion Actions

Barcelona artist David Palazón ended up in East Timor as a break from his career. Now he is coordinating a project to research Timorese culture in hopes of creating a...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: 32nd Independence

Trinidad & Tobago: Outcry over Airing of Child Assault Video

Madagascar: New Prime Minister Omer Beriziky Arrival Tweeted Live

Open Access Africa: Spreading Knowledge, Increasing Collaboration

We celebrate Open Access Week with a special focus on Open Access Africa. As the internet lowers the bar for publishing and disseminating information, print-era publishing models still keep African...

Cuba: Internet & Human Rights

Cuba: Dissident Fired

Greek Financial Crisis and Anti-Austerity Protests: The Story So Far

The Greek indignant movement seemingly foundered during the summer, but appears to be picking up steam again in September, at the imposition of yet another round of austerity measures. Asteris...

Botswana: Government Decides Not to Recognise Recognise Bakgatla Paramount

Egypt: Yet Another Case of Post-Revolution Torture

Anger is mounting in Egypt after Essam Atta, a 23-year-old man imprisoned for two years after a military trial, was killed - allegedly at the hands of his police captors....

Africa: New Social Network for African Radio Broadcasters

Russia: Fake ‘Crowd Sourced’ Election Monitoring Portal Launched by the Ruling Party

Russia: Crowd-Sourced Citizen Lawmaking Platform

Russia: Prison Officer Who Abused Female Inmates Arrested After a YouTube Leak

Global Voices Russian Partners With

We are pleased to announce partnership of Global Voices in Russian with, one of the most prominent citizen media platforms in Central Asia and about Central Asia, which has...

Taiwan, Taipei: Occupiers’ last front torn down

Sri Lanka: Working Towards Uniting the Nation

The 26 year long civil war in Sri Lanka has left many scars and it is an uphill task to bridge all divides and start the reconciliation to unite people....

Taiwan: The Story of Chiou Ho-shun

Tajikistan: Face-saving sentence for the journalists

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