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3 April 2012

Stories from 3 April 2012

Russia, Ukraine: “Obligatory Media Post-Mortems”

Mali : Freedom of Press also Under Threat

Videos: Female Gendercide and Infanticide in India and China

Between India and China, 200 million girls have gone "missing" as parents abort female fetuses or kill and abandon baby girls. Several documentaries and reports cover this phenomenon, trying to...

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Remembering Wayne Brown

Honduras: Celebrating Growth, Because “Blogging is Hard”

Haiti: Women & the Spoken Word (Part 1)

Francesca Andre is a Haitian photographer who has directed a new video about spoken-word Haitian-American artist Melissa Beauvery. Andre talks to Global Voices about her work, how this video fits...

Portugal: Prayers on Twitter for April Fools’ Day “Coup d'Etat”

Syria: Ali Mahmoud Othman, the “Eyes of Baba Amr”, Detained

Video activist Ali Mahmoud Othman, head of the Media Office of Baba Amr, has been siezed by the Syrian goverment. Friends and colleagues believe he is being subjected to severe...

Ghana: Tourism Sector Urged to Speak Against Violence

Tanzania: Community Mapping and Open Development

Afghanistan: Investigation into Uruzgan incident complete

Kyrgyzstan: Tensions with Russia elaborate further

Uzbekistan: Presidential elections postponed until 2015

Uzbekistan: President rejuvenated on photos

Turkmenistan: Peace Coprs forced to leave Turkmenistan

Afghanistan: RAWA, a Female Taliban

Colombia: 10 ‘Last’ Armed Forces Hostages Released by FARC

On Monday April 2, four soldiers and six policemen kidnapped by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were released. In February the group had announced that they would abandon...

Philippines: Students Prevented from Graduating Over Facebook Bikini Photos

An exclusive all-girls Catholic school managed by nuns in the Central Philippine island of Cebu sparked public outrage when it barred five high school students from joining the graduation ceremony...

Uruguay: Photos of the Autumn Parade in Malvín

Myanmar: Reflections on Election Results

Myanmar voters celebrated in the streets while netizens on Facebook are expressing their elation over the by-election results which saw an unprecedented landslide victory for the opposition.The world rejoiced over...

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