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24 November 2011

Stories from 24 November 2011

Portugal: A Peek into a Day of General Strike

Iran: Rojin Mohammadi, a female blogger arrested

Caribbean: Giving Thanks

Cuba: Photos of Violent Arrests

Trinidad & Tobago: Plot Against the Prime Minister

Barbados: CL Financial Back in 2007

St. Lucia, Guyana: The Right to Vote

Zambia: Should “Tujilijili” be Banned?

Nigeria: Investigating Perceptions of Blackness, Gender and Place

Chile: Report Examines Media Coverage of Indigenous Peoples and their Struggle

Costa Rica: Environmental Activists Denounce Repression

Egypt: Popular Justice Tackles Police Brutality

Social media users in Egypt have revealed the identity of a police officer accused of shooting to target protester's eyes. Tarek Amr reports of the emergence of several popular justice...

Tunisia: Elected Constituent Assembly Holds Inaugural Session

November 22 marked another turning point for Tunisia. The constituent assembly, responsible for taking charge of the draft of the new constitution, held its first session. Afef Abrougui reports.

Qatar: Opinions Divided Over Sale of Pork

News has been spreading in Qatar that pork products are now available for purchase in the country, albeit only from the single Qatar Distribution Company store, and only to those...

Thailand: Survival and Creativity During Floods

The situation in Thailand is improving as floodwaters are receding but the death toll is now more than 600. The flood disaster is the worst in the past five decades...

China: Inflation Comic

Cambodia: Reading Campaign

Spain: Controversies in the General Elections

The PP (Popular Party) of Spain won the recent general elections with an ample majority. Chris Moya tell us about some of the controversies at the voting centers.

Patrolling Cambodia's Forest

Map of Cambodian Flooding