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10 March 2012

Stories from 10 March 2012

Poland: Szczekociny Train Crash, Yet Another Tragedy

Ukraine: Eurovision, Gaitana, and Racism

Russia: First Woman in Space Turns 75 Years Old

RuNet Echo

Just days before the world celebrated International Women's Day last week, Valentina Tereshkova - the first woman to enter space - celebrated her 75th birthday.

Palestine: Gaza Under Attack – Again

Throughout the night of March 9 and into the morning of March 10, Israeli warplanes attacked targets across the Gaza Strip, with a death toll of at least 12, and...

Togo: Human Rights Organizations Pressure President Gnassingbé

For the second consecutive time in 2012, the Organisations de défense des droits de l’homme (Organizations for the Defense of Human Rights - ODDH) expressed their discontent with the prevailing...

Should Indonesia Ban Hard-Line Islamic Groups?

A hard-line Islamic group in Indonesia is under fire for often resorting to violence and intimidation in carrying out the group's objectives. Indonesian netizens who reject the group's methods are...

Angola: Activists Beaten Just Days Before Protest

Angola: Gunshots and Clashes Against Demonstration

Swaziland: New Union Wants Democracy

Malawi: The Road to Abolishing the Death Penalty

Africa: How Many African Women are Online?

Ghana/London: The Taste of Ghana in London

Palestine: Rare Photographs of Nazareth

Afghanistan: US army missing well-equipped SUVs

Uzbekistan: Government's Media Friend in Seoul