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5 November 2012

Daily archive · 8 posts

Stories from 5 November 2012

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Bangladesh's ‘Journalist Couple’ Murder Investigation Turns to Farce

More than eight months have passed since the much talked about murder of a journalist couple in Bangladesh. According to the promise of the new Home Minsiter seven suspects were...

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Protest in Trinidad & Tobago over Section 34 Scandal

On Friday, various sectors of the Trinidad and Tobago public participated in a protest march calling for the resignations of Attorney General Anand Ramlogan and Minister of National Security Jack...

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A Mauritanian Blogging Week Against Foreign Mining

For a week, Mauritanian bloggers took part in a campaign entitled "Against foreign mining companies." Ahmed Ben Jedou shares with us blog posts and tweets from the campaign, which aimed...

Bahrain: Who Heard the Bomb Blasts and Who are the Victims?

Bahrain officials announced today that two foreign workers have been killed and a third was seriously injured in five separate bomb blasts in the areas Gudaibiya and Adliya, in the...

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Tennis Superstars Venus and Serena Williams Visit Nigeria

The Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, were in Nigeria from October 30 to November 2, 2012. Their visit was at the behest of the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club’s "Breaking The...

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Unemployed Young Italians: Too “Choosy” to Stay in Italy?

Recent statements by the Italian Minister of Labour's have created a controversy and online "craze" centred on chronic youth unemployment, while citizen initiatives are launched to keep young Italians from...

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Refugees on Hunger Strike in Germany against Politics of Deterrence

On October 24, twenty-five asylum-seekers went on hunger strike in front of Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. The protest in the highly symbolic location, which stands for the once violent division...

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Turkish Police Use Tear-Gas Against Protesting Mothers

Kurdish political prisoners have reached their 55th day of hunger strike. There are hundreds of political prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey, and this has led to solidarity protests throughout...

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