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4 April 2012

Stories from 4 April 2012

India: The ‘Coup’ That Never Was

On 4 April, an article in 'the Indian Express' reported about an attempted coup mentioning that two key Indian Army units had moved towards Delhi without notifying the government on...

Cuba: Heated Controversy Over Scholarly Forum Continues

Over the last few weeks, state media in Cuba have alleged that the independent scholarly forum, Estado de SATS (State of SATS), is supported by United States government agencies that...

Bulgaria: Light on a Mysterious Death

Mauritania: Complex Problem of Slavery

China's richest city in 2012

Panama: A Video Testimony on Mining in the Azuero Peninsula

Greece: Public Suicide of 77 Year Old Man in Athens Square

All Greece was shocked this morning by the news that Dimitris Christoulas, aged 77, shot himself in the head around 9 am, in full view of passersby in Syntagma Square,...

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Asking for Justice in Martin Killing

Netizens’ reactions to China Election Monitors to Myanmar

Brazil: Indigenous Rights and the Suspension of the Teles Pires Dam

Argentina and the Falkland Islands: 30 Years After the Armed Conflict

Argentina and the Falkland Islands faced a major anniversary of the armed conflict that began on April 2,1982 and lasted until June of that year. Argentinians, Britons and Falklanders express...

Swaziland: King Demands Cows From the Poor

Armenia: Young Author Faces Military Censorship

Hovhannes Ishkhanyan, a 24-year-old former conscript in the Armenian military, has found himself in hot water in the former Soviet republic after penning a literary work detailing life in the...

Georgia: Forbes magazine accused of self-censorship

Haiti: Women & the Spoken Word (Part 2)

Haitian-American spoken-word artist Melissa Beauvery talks to Global Voices about the inspiration for her first project, the importance of oral tradition and the close-knit community that is the Haitian diaspora.

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