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22 February 2012

Stories from 22 February 2012

Russia: Navalny vs Kadyrov

Brazil: Quilombo Community in Bahia About to Be Evicted

One of the oldest slave descendent communities in Brazil, Quilombo Rio dos Macacos, has a date for its eviction: March 4, 2012. The claim for the land comes from the...

One Day on Earth: Global Screening of Worldwide Collaborative Film

The collaborative film One Day on Earth was filmed all on the same day, October 10, 2010, with more than 3,000 hours of footage sent in from all corners of...

Egypt: Finding a job you enjoy?

Saudi Arabia: Facebook Page Calls for Protest

Tunisia: Court Quashes Verdict Ordering the Filtering of Pornography

Today, the Cassation Court of Tunis (highest court of appeal) threw out a verdict to censor pornography on the Internet. On May, 26, 2011, a court of first instance issued...

Syria: Call to Free Human Rights Detainees

Argentina: Train Crash Leaves At Least 49 Dead, Hundreds Injured

Sahel: Islamic Fundamentalist Organisations Tighten Their Grip

For a few months now, two religious Islamic fundamentalist organisations, Boko Haram and AQIM (Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb), have intensified their war against the Federal Republic of Nigeria...

Colombia: Impunity, a Documentary About the Victims of the Armed Conflict

In 2011, journalist Hollman Morris and filmmaker Juan José Lozano released the documentary Impunity, an audiovisual tour through the history of armed conflict in Colombia through the voices of victims...

Equatorial Guinea: AFCON 2012 is Over, Corruption Fight Continues

Cape Verde: Imagery from Carnival's Celebrations

Brazil: Global Act “We Are All Pinheirinho”

Brazil: “Massacre of Pinheirinho”, One Month Later

Guatemala: Speaking Out on the Genocide of Indigenous Women

The 36 year civil war (1960-1996) that ravaged Guatemala left more than 200,000 people dead and at least 100,000 women raped: most of the victims were Mayan. Finally, the sexual...

Trinidad & Tobago: Ash Wednesday

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Damage

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: White Collar Criminals

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Lent Begins

Iran: Enviromental blogs under fire

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