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5 September 2012

Stories from 5 September 2012

Congolese-Belgian Blogger Travels to Curaçao

Mujeres Mundi, Interviews with Extraordinary Women

Peruvian blogger Xaviera Medina de Albrand is the brains and energy behind the blog Mujeres Mundi, a space where she publishes her interviews with women from around the world. Xaviera...

Egypt: 18 Jewish Ladies and Four Men

Mauritania: A Diplomat's Take on the Azawad

Russia: U.S. Republican Convention in Context

RuNet Echo

Most delegates of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, United States, last week probably did not imagine that Russian netizens were commenting on the proceedings in real time. Indeed, Russian...

Spain: “Merkel Go Home”

Costa Rica Shaken by 7.6-Magnitude Earthquake

Costa Ricans have been tweeting about the earthquake that shook the country at 8:42 am on September 5, using the hashtags #temblorcr and #terremotocr to report.

India: Dalit Camera – Media for the Marginalised

Disillusioned by the mainstream media's lack of in-depth knowledge and coverage of India's marginalized communities or 'Dalits', members of the group are turning to citizen media to tell their stories....

Peru: Youth Organize Aid Initiative for Otuzco

Brazil: Crowdsourcing information on fires in slums

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