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11 January 2012

Stories from 11 January 2012

CEE: A Roundup on the Roma Issues

Online Chat with Angelina Jolie About Bosnian War Film

India: Power Project Threatens Wildlife Reserve In Himachal

India: The Curious Case of Draping Statues to Ensure Fair Elections

Netizens react to the recent order by the Indian Election Commission that all statues in the state of Uttar Pradesh of current Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati and her party symbol,...

Iran: Blogger May Face Death Penalty for Insulting Islam

A 50-year old Iranian blogger, Mohammad Reza Pour Shajari (aka Siamak Mehr), has been charged with “insulting the Prophet of Islam” and “enmity with God” or “waging war against God”,...

Competition to Develop Low-Cost Water Purification Device

Brazil: “Industries on Christ” Gain Access to Funding from Taxes

Global Voices in French: Translators’ Choice 2011

In 2011, volunteer translators at Global Voices in French translated hundreds of articles and updates on world events and we'd like to say "'Merci!". We've asked them which translation struck...

Russia: How Do Kids Get to School in Yakutia in Winter?

Brazil: Blogger Criticizes Report on the Murder of Indigenous Child

Nigeria 2011: A Year of Small Victories and Great Challenges

2011 will go down in Nigeria's history as the year of the nation's third presidential election since independence. For the first half of the year, the blogosphere was abuzz with...

Iran: Death penalty

Global Voices in Dutch Looks Back on 2011

While the year 2012 is already well on its way, the translators of Global Voices in Dutch look back on 2011. Which posts stood out and what makes Global Voices...

Iran: “This bomb is a statement”

Russia: Legal Immunity for Artistic Freedom?

Russia: Return to Photoshop Politics

Russia: Navalny Nationalism Raises Questions

Bahamas: The Gay Agenda

Cuba: Rediscovering “Trova”

Bahamas: Majority Rule

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