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Global Voices 9/11 Retrospective

World Trade Center Tribute, 9 Sep 2010. Flickr: dennoit (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
World Trade Center Tribute, 9 Sep 2010.
Flickr: dennoit (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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Global Voices 9/11 Retrospective: What a Difference a Day Makes

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On 11 September, 2001, four coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda cost around 3,000 lives in the United States of America. Shock and grief echoed around the world, and soon after a new political agenda was born, ‘The War on Terror‘.

Global politics and perceptions were affected by the tragedy in many different ways. Ten years later, we look back on a selection of Global Voices posts about some of the direct and indirect consequences of 9/11 including war, anti-terror legislation, anti-Islamism and the death of Osama Bin Laden.

Special thanks to Maria Grabowski for compiling the links on this page.

What we do: Global Voices bloggers report on how citizens use the Internet and social media to make their voices heard, often translating from other languages.

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17 Sep – Malaysia: Mahathir Says Bush Lied About 9/11
13 Sep – China: Now With America's Attention Back
11 Sep – Arab World: Remembering September 11
11 Sep – Iran: Photos from a Candlelight Vigil for 9/11 Victims
11 Sep – United States: Latino Perspectives on the Anniversary of 9/11
08 Sep – 9/11 Retrospective: The Birth of a Generation

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01 Aug 2011 – United Kingdom: #BlameTheMuslims Twitter Hashtag Spins Out of Context
02 Jun 2011 – Moldova: Liga Islamica and the (Limited) Religious Tolerance
01 Oct 2010 – Muslim World & US: Burning the Quran, Media Attention & Terry Jones
12 Aug 2010 – USA: Deconstructing Media Coverage of the “Ground Zero Mosque”

Anti-Terror Legislation
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02 Nov 2011 – Denmark: Kurdish TV Station Accused of Supporting Terrorism
09 Jan 2010 – Slovakia: First Slovak Terrorist Caught in Ireland, Sort Of
29 Apr 2009 – United Kingdom: Barcamp Transparency to discuss Internet monitoring by government
22 Feb 2009 – Egypt: Bloggers React to Cairo bombings
12 Nov 2007 – Japan: Fingerprints, mugshot, welcome to Japan
29 Jul 2007 – Philippines: Anti-Terror Law takes effect

War in Afghanistan
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20 Jan 2010 – Afghanistan: Youth Find Outlets Amid Ongoing Violence
29 Jul 2010 – Afghan Bloggers on Wikileaks War Logs
26 Jul 2010 – Liveblog of global reactions to Wikileaks Afghanistan war logs
12 Aug 2010 – Afghan photo bloggers, beyond war and Wikileaks
08 Oct 2009 – Afghanistan: Reflecting on the Battle of Kamdesh
23 Feb 2009 – Afghanistan: Prison, Poverty and Politics
28 Jul 2008 – Afghanistan: Seeking Justice
13 Sep 2007 – Afghanistan: Remembering September 11, 2001
11 Sep 2007 – Video-blogging from battlefield in Afghanistan

War in Iraq
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20 Mar 2010 – Iraq: Seven Years On
03 Mar 2010 – Iraq: Baghdad, Bombs and Ballots
26 Mar 2009 – Iraq: Six Years On
05 Nov 2008 – Iraq: OBAMAAAAAAA!!!! woooohooooo. Wow!!!
01 Sep 2008 – Iraq: They call this freedom
21 Mar 2008 – Iraq: Five long years … most of them in tears
09 Mar 2008 – Iraq at Five: The World Reacts
22 Mar 2007 – Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome
25 Feb 2007 – Iraq – Life, Death, Rape and Execution
04 Apr 2006 – Asking the Blogosphere: Is the media telling the real story on Iraq?
19 Oct 2005 – Saddam's Trial Roundup

Death of Bin Laden
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02 May 2011 – Special Coverage: The Death of Osama Bin Laden

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