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22 November 2012

Stories from 22 November 2012

Mobs Burn Dalit Homes in Response to Intercaste Marriage in India

On 7 November 2012 up to 2,000 people attacked three Dalit settlements in the Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu, India. A nursing student, from a Shudra community married a man...

Lebanon: France, Oil and Independence Day

Russia: Attempted Hijacking of Regional News Website

RuNet Echo

Israeli Media Criticized for Coverage of Gaza Conflict

The latest round of fighting between Israel and Gaza militants was covered around the clock in Israel. Media outlets largely adopted the government's narrative and justifications for the offensive. Leftist...

Honduras’ Presidential Candidates for 2013

Mapa76: Database Journalism Reveals Abuses of the Argentine Dictatorship

Paula Gonzalo of Periodismo Ciudadano (Citizen Journalism) highlights the work of Sandra Crucianelli in the field of database journalism and the Mapa76 project, a map that compiles information about the...

New Art Exhibit Draws Attention to the Disabled in Jamaica

The debut of Jamaican artist Astro Saulter's first exhibition was significant not only because it introduced a new artist to the local art scene, but also because it brought attention...

Why Vote-Rigging in Ukraine's Elections Shouldn't Go Unpunished

Ukraine’s recent parliamentary elections were marred by allegations of vote-rigging and other forms of corruption. Veronica Khokhlova reveals some of the criticisms leveled by Ukrainian civil society against the elections,...

Mauritanian Teachers Break into Education Minister's Office

A group of secondary school teachers broke into and entered the office of the Minister of Education in protest against the arbitrary transfer of 120 teachers following their participation in...

French-Afghan Filmmaker Wins Award in Tajikistan

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