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Death of Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson wax statue by Antonio Manfredonio on Flickr

Michael Jackson wax statue by Antonio Manfredonio on Flickr

Michael Jackson was an American recording artist and entertainer. He died at the age of 50 in Los Angeles on June 25, 2009. Few artists have earned such worldwide fame and recognition. Although scandal and allegations of sexual child abuse marked his last years, he leaves behind a legacy of pop music that influenced generations.

Global Voices authors look at the outpouring of commentary from bloggers around the world.

Global Voices posts about Michael Jackson

07 Jul – Arab World: Good Bye Michael Jackson
30 Jun - Saudi Arabia: Michael Jackson v. Elvis Presley
28 Jun – Iraq: Remembering Michael Jackson
28 Jun – Africa: Bloggers pay tribute to Michael Jackson
27 Jun – Bahrain: Remembering Michael
27 Jun – MJ Death Reaction in Kuwait
27 Jun – South Asia: The World Is Poorer Without MJ
26 Jun – Caribbean, USA: Tributes to the “King of Pop”

Links to posts from around the world

Global Voices posts from the archives

24 Nov 08 – Michael Jackson ‘Converts’ to Islam

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