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15 November 2013

Stories from 15 November 2013

Polish Right-Wing Nationalists Hijack Country's Independence Day

Poland's National Independence Day, traditionally celebrated on November 11, ended in violence this year during a march organized by a nationalist movement. Police detained around a dozen individuals.

As Twitter Use Rises in Tajikistan, Who Should You Follow?

Will Russia’s Scrotum Revolt Join Pussy Riot in Prison?

RuNet Echo

Petr Pavlensky, the political artist who recently nailed his scrotum the pavement in Red Square, now faces the same “hooliganism” charges at the center of the Pussy Riot trial.

“I have Dreams of My Own”: Revolting Against Patriarchy in Kazakhstan

VIDEO: Tear-jerking Google ‘Reunion’ Ad Warms Hearts Across India and Pakistan

An emotional ad by Google India showing how their search engine can help reconnect long lost friends across borders has gone viral across India and Pakistan.

GV Face: Helping Haiyan Survivors in the Philippines

GV Face

Typhoon Haiyan has killed thousands in central Philippines. This week we speak to our Philippine authors and an aid worker about how we can help.

India: Sixty Million Diabetics And Growing

Have Racist Behaviors Been Unleashed in France ?

Jamaica: Get with the (Interactive TV) Program!

Kim Jong-Un Found in Hong Kong?

How You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims

Thousands are dead in the Philippines and millions are homeless because of a super typhoon which hit the country last week. Here are some ways you can help.

Jamaica: Police Painting Out Murals

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