3 December 2011

Stories from 3 December 2011

World: “Faithbook”, a Project Against Religious Intolerance

  3 December 2011

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 of faith who believe in peaceful coexistence through initiatives in various domains such as sports, education, culture and environment. They will shortly...

Nepal: The Growth Of Citizen Media

  3 December 2011

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

  3 December 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 youth from various walks of life are invited among others.

Angola: Citizen reports of police repression in Luanda slum

  3 December 2011

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 repressed a planned protest against the government earlier in the day. The report mentions injuries and a strong police presence...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: A microcosm of an unresolved conflict

  3 December 2011

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 territory of Nagorno Karabakh. Amid increasing concerns about a new war between the two countries, the blog says that the...

African Bloggers React To UNESCO's Admission Of Palestine

  3 December 2011

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 well as the diaspora have also taken an active part in the debate online. However, whether they agreed or disagreed with Palestine's admission to UNESCO, the different sides have often projected the debate onto the internal problems of their own countries.

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