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3 January 2012

Stories from 3 January 2012

Philippines: Manhunt for ‘Human Rights Violator’ Goes Online

A 'people's manhunt' was organized to catch Major General Jovito Palparan who is accused of committing human rights violations in the Philippines. After an arrest warrant was issued by the...

Southeast Asia in 2011: A Year of Protest

#bersih, #bersih2, #bersihstories, #occupydataran, #campoutph, #walk4freedom, #sawangsawa. These are the protest hashtags of the year in Southeast Asia. Global Voices reviews several protest movements in the region in the past...

Latin America, 2011: A Year Marked by Social Movements

Citizens across the world took to the streets in 2011, and Latin America was no exception. In this post we look at the social movements that marked 2011 in South...

Turkey: Remembering the Turkish Schindlers

Zambia: Opposition Leader Addresses Facebook Parliament in a First

Zambia’s opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo Jr. has become the country’s first politician to “address” the make believe 1,318 member Facebook Zambian parliament after he was allowed...

Tunisia: 2011 in Citizen Media Photos

The year 2011 was a year of change in Tunisia. It started with the fall of the regime of Zeine El Abidine Ben Ali, and ended with Islamists' rise to...

Tunisia: Censorship and Freedom of Speech in the Year That Was

Ever since the fall of the regime of Ben Ali, Tunisians have been able to express themselves freely, protest, assemble, and enjoy unprecedented access to Internet like never before. But,...

Iran: Iranian activist's video message from prison

Arab World: Best of Arab Blogs

Vietnamese Students in the US

Vietnam: Situation of Sex and Drug Rehabilitation Centers

Vietnam: Memorable Statements of Public Officials in 2011

Vietnam: Video of a Child Laborer in a Garment Factory

Top Thai Films of 2011