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1 December 2011

Stories from 1 December 2011

Venezuela: Photography Contest Shows Positive Side of Caracas

North Korea's State News Agency to Launch Chinese News Service

Mozambique: Reactions to an Everyday Urban Tragedy

Last week, Mozambican readers of the newspaper @Verdade reacted to the tragic and all-too-normal story of a man who was left to die near a Maputo marketplace after apparently suffering...

Global Voices Podcast: Technology that Empowers!

In this edition of the Global Voices podcast you can hear how women in Egypt are using technology to fight harassment, and what our Global Voices authors and editors got...

Ethiopia: Homosexuality Debate as Capital Hosts AIDS Conference

An upcoming conference in Ethiopia on AIDS and sexually transmitted infections in Africa has sparked controversy. Religious leaders and government officials have met to decide whether or not to ban...

France: A Magazine For Women Living with Breast Cancer

Madagascar: French Passenger Convicted of Racial Abuse Towards a Flight Attendant

Cuba: Thinking about the Internet

Barbados: Silk Cotton Tree to be Felled

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Aiming for Zero HIV

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: West Indian Brotherhood?

Guyana: Still Waiting on Election Results

China, USA: Comparing Poverty Lines

China has decided to raise its poverty line to RMB 2,300 yuan (approximately USD 360) per capita income, but does the new poverty line reflect the reality of China's poor?...

Portugal: Posters on the crisis on Facebook

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Pomegranate Diplomacy

Armenia-Azerbaijan: The Nagorno Karabakh conflict on YouTube

China: Emigrating Elites

Bulgaria: 30,000 Protest Against Cuts and Pension Reform

Hungary: Solidarity With the Homeless and the Poor

Many citizen actions have been organized in the past weeks in Budapest in protest against the modification of the law that frames homelessness as an offence punishable with a €530...

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