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9 January 2012

Stories from 9 January 2012

Greece: Traditions and Customs on the “Day of Lights”

Epiphany or Theophany is when Eastern Christians commemorate the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River, seen as his manifestation to the world as the Son of God. In Greece,...

Libya 2011: A Seminal Year Through Citizen Media

Libya grabbed the headlines in 2011. Here is a summary of blog posts written by Libyan netizens in the year that was. Fozia Mohamed charts their disgust, fear, hope and...

Lebanon: Nasawiya Call to March Against Rape Laws

China: Promoting democracy means more than exposing darkness

Hong Kong: Protest Against Luxury Brand to Defend Local Identity

A recent video showing a Dolce & Gabbana security guard telling a local Hong Kong resident that photographs of the store cannot be taken from the outside sidewalk, while wealthy...

Turkey: Trici Venola's Istanbul Drawings

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