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18 November 2011

Stories from 18 November 2011

Philippines: Hillary Clinton visit met with protest

Australia: Obama Charm Offensive Not Everyone's Cup Of Tea

Global Voices author Kevin Rennie gathers news reports, blog reactions, and Twitter comments on the recent visit of United States President Barack Obama to Australia.

Pakistan: SMS Filtration Good Or Bad?

Trinidad & Tobago: A Father's Rights

Cuba: No Respect for Parents

Trinidad & Tobago: Government & Gangs

Cuba: Censorship in Film Festival

Barbados, St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Domestic Violence

Egypt: The Mini-States Of Cairo

So you thought Cairo was a city? Actually it's a series of mini-states that operate independently of each other. In this post, blogger Karim Shafei explains how Cairo really works.

Brazil: Real State Speculation Threatens Sacred Ground

North Korea Opens its Door for Tourists, But Cellphones are Not Allowed

Kenya: The Maasai Flame

USA: Will Occupy Oakland Activist “Pancho” Be Deported?

Francisco "Pancho" Ramos-Stierle was arrested while meditating at the Oscar Grant Plaza during a raid on the Occupy Oakland, in California, encampment on November 14. After intense public pressure, all...

Peru: ‘Sugar Camp Lima’ Aims to Give Children a Learning Platform in Their Native Language

Gabon's UNESCO Bailout: International Solidarity at What Price?

Ali Bongo, President of Gabon, has agreed to offer $2 million USD to UNESCO, following the launch of an emergency fund to compensate for the loss of funding from the...

Kuwait: Protesters Storm the National Assembly

Thousands of angry Kuwaitis stormed the National Assembly building on Wednesday 16 November, after police and security forces clashed with protestors. Kuwait's political sphere has been extremely tense in the...

Sao Tome and Principe: Community Radio Takes Advantage of Social Media

Yemen: Reuters Yields to the Power of Twitter!

Yemeni netizens scored big time when their Twitter campaign 'Shame on Reuters' pressured the international news organisation to stop its stringer Muhammad Sudam, who has also been the Yemeni President's...

India: Lessons from Gandhi

China: Nanjing sanitation workers on strike