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9 July 2012

Stories from 9 July 2012

Russia: Caucasus Stereotypes in Film

Pakistan: Angry Mob Lynches Alleged Blasphemer

In a shockingly outrageous incident in Bahawalpur, an angry mob attacked an alleged blasphemer and burnt him alive.

Colombia: ‘Higgsteria’ in Medellín

Global Voices Podcast: Jambo from Kenya! The Global Voices Summit

What is the future of online citizen media? In this edition (and the next) you will hear from editors, authors, co-founders and other participants at the 2012 Global Voices Citizen...

South Africa: Chinese Account of Attacks on Foreign-Owned Businesses

On June 27 riots started in Botshabelo in reaction to the eviction of street vendors, and the rioters attacked and looted foreign-owned businesses. In the following days the attacks spread...

Venezuela, Japan: ‘Estudiantina Komaba’ Music Bridges ‘Distant’ Countries

Have you ever wondered what interests Venezuelans and Japanese could have in common? If manga and sushi were your first guess, we invite you to explore how Japanese musicians have...

Puerto Rico: Bilingual Schools Revive Debate on Language

The government of Puerto Rico wants to gradually replace Spanish with English as the official language of education in the country's public schools. The measure has provoked strong reactions from...

India: Multiculturism and Intolerance

Mexico: Berkman Center at Harvard University Hosts Webcast on ‘Narcotweets’

Guyana: Being Black

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