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3 December 2011

Stories from 3 December 2011

World: “Faithbook”, a Project Against Religious Intolerance

Two young “faith-trotters” Anne-Laure and Frederic launched  “faithbook” [fr],  a project that will take them across the world to meet  similar pro-peace initiatives. They look to start a dialogue between people...

Nepal: The Growth Of Citizen Media

Bhumika looks back at the growth of citizen media in Nepal, which have pushed Nepali mainstream media into a new era-where citizen input is getting recognized

Nepal: IT Meet 2011

Anil P. Ghimire informs that the Kathmandu University Computer Club (KUCC) is organizing the IT Meet 2011 on December 4-5, 2011 at Kathmandu University, Nepal. Students of various colleges and...

Angola: Citizen reports of police repression in Luanda slum

Angolan citizen reporters associated with the human rights organization OMUNGA posted an interview today with an activist on the ground in the Cazenga neighborhood of Luanda where police reportedly violently...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: A microcosm of an unresolved conflict

Caspian Intelligence comments on calls by the religious leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to withdraw snipers from the line of contact separating the forces of both countries in the disputed...

African Bloggers React To UNESCO's Admission Of Palestine

The admission of Palestine as a full member of UNESCO on 31 October 2011 has prompted an intense debate, with people taking very different stands. Africans from the continent as...

Azerbaijan: Toy… Tying the Knot the Azeri Way

Toy is the Azerbaijani word for a wedding, one of the most important events for families everywhere. However, in Azerbaijan such importance is placed on marriage that it takes months...

Russia: Last Words Before Pre-Election Silence

Friday, December 2, is the last day when campaigning for the Russian parliamentary elections is legal. Russian bloggers share their views on the upcoming December 4 parliamentary vote - and...

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