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21 September 2012

Stories from 21 September 2012

Myanmar: Peace Day Demonstration

North Korea's Parody of K-Pop Sensation ‘Gangnam Style’

UK: A Geeky Marriage Proposal

El Salvador: Reflecting on the Future of Blogs

Like many netizens around the world, Salvadoran bloggers are discussing the future of blogs. Prompted by a blogger who has decided to put his blog "on hold", bloggers Fernando Marroquin...

India, Pakistan: Let People Meet

Sri Lanka: The continuing occupation of a school by the Navy

Saint Lucia, St. Vincent: Going to Canada? Got to get a Visa!

Early last week, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) imposed visa requirements for entry on five countries, including two from the Caribbean - Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines....

Russia: Activist Journalists or Bolshevik Bloggers?

RuNet Echo

Anyone following the Russian protest movement cannot help but notice the degree to which many Russian journalists are involved with the opposition. In the age of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram,...

Portugal: Demonstrations During Presidential Meeting with State Council

Bolivia: One Killed as Rival Miners’ Conflict Escalates

The unresolved conflict between tin miners in Bolivia has escalated this week. On Tuesday, September 18, nine miners were injured and one died of his wounds after the use of...

Angola: Police Puts End to Protest

Guinea: Fightings Between Peuls and Malinkes Erupt in Conakry

Thailand’s Lese Majeste Law: ‘A Strange Legislation that Needs Reform’

Article 112 of Thailand’s criminal code is often described as the world’s harshest Lese Majeste (anti-royal insult) law. The controversial law is often invoked to censor web content and shut...

Togo: Waves of Women in Red March Down Lomé for Political Reform

Bangladesh: Jibon Tari – A Floating Hospital for the Poor

Jibon Tari is a floating hospital in Bangladesh, which sails to remote regions within the country - taking medical services to the poor people in places where medical help is...

Mozambique: Musician with a Cause

Global Voices Seeks Caucasus Editor

Global Voices is seeking a part-time Editor to oversee our ongoing coverage of citizen media in the Caucasus.

Senegal: ‘Completely White’ Whitening Cream Stirs Outrage

Lightening the skin is a common practice in Africa where the sale of skin lightening products is legal in many countries. In Senegal, a product named 'Khess Petch' is creating...

Mexico: #YoSoy132 Tackles Media Democratization

Macedonia: Activist's Trial to Continue in November

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