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19 September 2013

Stories from 19 September 2013

How Russians Read McCain's Pravda Op-Ed on Putin

RuNet Echo

While Americans were incensed at being lectured by a foreign politician whom many regard as either an idiot or a hypocrite, many Russians, it turns out, reacted no differently.

Jamaica: Art to Spark Discussion

After 25 Years, Iran Still Haunted by Mass Executions of 1988

Twenty-five years ago thousands of political prisoners were executed by Iran's regime.

Youth Protest Scheduled in Angola Despite Police Warning

90% of Madagascar Lives On Less Than Two Dollars a Day. Why?

This chapter of our analysis of the crisis in Madagascar discusses the under-covered causes of the economic decline of the island and the proposed solutions.

Cyclists in Fortaleza, Brazil Win Bike Lane After Pressuring Authorities

After members of Fortaleza's Critical Mass took matters into their own hands over the lack of a bike lane, city officials finally created one.

Global Voices Partners with InfoAmazonia

A new form of visualization of Global Voices stories about the Amazon rainforest is now available in the shape of a map of the website InfoAmazonia.org. Through the established content partnership, Info...

For Chinese, Violence in the Middle East Sparks Debate on Democracy, Stability

The crackdown Egypt reminds Chinese people of the Tiananmen Crackdown 24 years ago. Some make use of the violence as a warning to advocators for democracy and social changes in...

Indonesia's First Breastfeeding Video Animation