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9 March 2012

Stories from 9 March 2012

Cuba: To the Women Bloggers

Haiti: Criticizing the UN

Cuba: Women's Rights

Haiti: Nowhere to “Go”?

Russia: Putin as Presidential Candidate and as President-Elect

Pakistan: Who Is Killing Shia Muslims?

Brazil: Navy Surrounds Quilombo Community Slated for Eviction

A police siege threatening to evict the lands of the Quilombo Rio dos Macacos on March 4, 2012 motivated around 300 people to mobilize in solidarity with one of the...

South Korea: Protest Against Start of Jeju Naval Base Construction

Villagers from Gangjeong, South Korea, have been protesting against the construction of a naval base on Jeju Island for several years. On March 7, the South Korean navy together with...

A Global Voices Guide to SXSW

This week in Austin, Texas geeks, musicians, film-makers, creative types and ordinary party-goers will be mingling over cutting-edge ideas and free drinks. South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival and conference,...

China: Appeal to Tibetans To Cease Self-Immolation

Puerto Rico: Online Campaign to Stop Unnecessary C-Sections

Unnecessary Caesarean is the name of the campaign launched on the first week of March in Puerto Rico, aiming to curb the very high percentage of caesarean births in the...

Myanmar: Life Inside a Refugee Camp

Global Voices Author Tan translated a three-part series of blog posts written by a Burmese blogger Nang Nyi who visited a Kachin refugee camp in Myanmar and recounted her experience...

Video: Indigenous Naso People from Panama ask for Help against Dam

Iran: Cartoonists Rage Against Khatami for Voting in Election

Mohammad Khatami, the former reformist president of Iran voted in parliamentary elections on Friday, March 2, 2012 going back on his word that he would refuse to vote until political...

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