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19 January 2012

Stories from 19 January 2012

Nepal: Attitude Towards Foreigners

Pakistan: Another Journalist Assassinated

Bhutan: Tobacco Act Amended!

Iran:”Facebook prisoner” celebrates birthday in prison

Venezuela: Soledad Ramírez, One of Caracas’ Heroes

Bolivia: March Demands Road Through TIPNIS

Uganda: Controversy Over King of Buganda's Child Out of Wedlock

On Tuesday January 17, 2012 the Buganda kingdom in Uganda announced the birth of a second son of their King (Kabaka), Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II. The announcement has sparked controversy...

Unhappy Hong Kong Envious of Taiwan's Democracy

Cuba: Fatalities in Building Collapse

Bahamas: A Belief in Democracy

Trinidad & Tobago: Hopeless to Combat Crime?

Cuba: Hunger Striker in Coma

Venezuela: Childhood, Dance, Folklore… and Propaganda

Carmen Helena González shared pictures of a dance rehearsal through a public photo album on Facebook titled "Venezuela dances to the tune of..." The pictures are accompanied by reflections questioning...

Romania: Towards A European Spring?

Russia: Line to a Drug Dealer in Novosibirsk

MENA: Amnesty International's Forecast for 2012

Russia: Oligarchs Day in Court

Brazil: Movement Claims Right for Public Space During Carnival

The Carnival of Salvador, in Brazil, is one of the biggest street parties in the world. People from the city, however, have been fed up by the excess of commercialization...

Russia-US: Protest Against the SOPA/PIPA Bills

Russia: Underwater Fire

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