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18 November 2013

Stories from 18 November 2013

1,000 Days of House Arrest

Iran's Green Movement leaders, Mir Hossein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karoubi remain locked in their houses without trial or charges.

Anglophone Bloggers Parse Russian Nationalism

RuNet Echo

Ethnic nationalism now seems to be enjoying a renaissance in Russia. The nationalist theme is especially pronounced in RuNet commentary, and Anglophone Russia bloggers have noticed this trend, too.

Global Voices is Presented With Thuraya IP+ Terminal at News Xchange

In recognition for groundbreaking work with online citizen media, Global Voices received a powerful satellite internet device during Eurovision's annual conference.

NACLA-Global Voices Partnership Tackles Gender & Sexuality in Latin America & the Caribbean

A team of five Global Voices authors from Latin America and the Caribbean will contribute weekly articles for a series about women, gender, and LGBT issues.

#BlogsNi: Nicaraguan Blog Carnival Focuses on Identity

Bhutan's Hydroelectric Projects and a Kingfisher

Michelle Bachelet Wins Chilean Election But Will Face Runoff

Netizens had voiced their discontent with Bachelet's candidacy and her previous administration. After yesterday's results, many are commenting about the difference between views on social networks and reality in Chile.

China, Stop Calling Uyghur Muslims Terrorists

Uyghur people are more and more often associated with the term "terrorist" in China. Such labeling has turned random individual criminal acts into the collective responsibility of an ethnic minority.

Australian Prime Minister Downplays Sri Lankan Torture Allegations

Many Australians were flabbergasted by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conciliatory remarks about torture and other human rights abuses allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan government

China to Ease One-child Policy

What Are Xi's Plans for China's Media?

Rising Indonesian Economy Must Address Food Security Issue

How Social Media is Changing Cambodian Politics