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20 June 2012

Stories from 20 June 2012

Caucasus: Photo Reports by a Belarusian Blogger

RuNet Echo

Belarus: Parliamentary Elections Set for Sept. 23

Nepal: Justice For Amar Bahadur Bam

St. Lucia: Our Own Stories

St. Lucia: Flower Festival

Costa Rica: The Need to Treat Computer and English “Illiteracy”

Kyrgyzstan: Cartoons Expose Ills of Patriarchal Society

Iran: Songs of Freedom

United4Iran, a non-profit organization campaigning for human rights in Iran has created an online music compilation designed to revive hope for freedom for Iranians.

Uruguay: Government Proposes to Decriminalize Sale of Marijuana

The government's attempts to decriminalize the controlled sale of marijuana have generated mixed reactions. The government presented its proposal as a security measure to prevent the consumption and trafficking of...

Turkmenistan: Lonesome Dictator Invites Opposition Parties to Form

Turkmenistan's president has recently pondered the creation of opposition political parties that would add an element of competition to the country's political system which is currently dominated by a single...

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