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17 October 2011

Stories from 17 October 2011

Macedonia: Public Debate on Down Syndrome

Macedonia: Blog Action Day Entries About Food

Chile: Citizen Photos of October 15 Protests

Mexico: October 15 Protests in Photos

Uruguay's Candombe

Poetry Slam Activism in Francophone Africa

Poetry slam is a well-known channel of expression for many activists in North America but the rest of the world has now embraced this unique blend of poetry and rhythmic...

Ethiopia: Aberash Hailay's Case Ignites Campaign to Stop Violence Against Women

Aberash Hailay is an Ethiopian Airlines flight attendant whose ex-husband, Fisseha Tadesse, stabbed both her eyes with a knife in Bangkok, Thailand. Ethiopian activists are using the Internet to call...

Cuba: Mourning the Loss of Laura Pollan

Cuban bloggers are in mourning over the death of Laura Pollan, the former leader of the opposition group Las Damas de Blanco. The sad news made its way across the...

Malaysia: #cleanbefore13 hashtag

Vietnam: Halal Restaurants

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