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11 November 2012

Stories from 11 November 2012

Peruvian Ambassador to Argentina Resigns Over Meeting with Movadef

Movadef, or the Movement for Amnesty and Fundamental Rights, which has been accused of being a sort of screen for the terrorist group Shining Path, continues to make a name...

Sudan: Nuba Mountains Activist Detained for 8 Months

In the middle of the night on 14 March 2012, the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) abducted a woman named Jalila Khamis Kuku from her home and took...

Political Reform in China: Neither old way nor odd way

“Latinitas,” Empowering Young Latinas With Technology

Latinitas is a non-profit organization in the United States dedicated to the empowerment of young Latinas aged between nine to 18 years, through instruction and the use of media and...

More Camps to Accommodate Detained Asylum Seekers in Israel

In June 2012 Israel began implementing the amendment to the Anti-Infiltration Law according to which all asylum seekers who cross the Israel-Egypt border are automatically jailed for a minimum period...

Promoting Indonesia's Batik through Social Media

A blogger's lament over the 18th Party Congress in China

If there were Elections in China…

Concern over Subterranean Water in the Sahel

Senegal: Ensuring Efficient Telephone Use by the Government

Greek Director Theo Angelopoulos Remembered at Thessaloniki International Film Festival

A Historic Road Takes an Online Detour in “La Calle Loíza”

A walk down one of the grittiest streets in the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan has a new pit stop, and it’s online. Calle Loíza, in the historic downtown...

Critique of Southeast Asia Human Rights Declaration

Cuba: Time for Constitutional Reform?

India Reacts to the Re-Election of US President Barack Obama

The recently concluded US presidential election generated much interest in India. Congratulations were abound at government level. But what about those on the ground in India - what has been...

Myanmar Hit by 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake

Is the Kremlin Trying to Stop Governors from Using Twitter?

#8N: New Massive Protest in Argentina

Organized through social media under the hashtag #8N, Argentinians protested across the country against the current government of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.