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31 December 2012

Stories from 31 December 2012

Shahzeb Khan – Symbol of Hope Against Pakistan's Powerful Feudals

Through social media, the face of 20-year-old Shahzeb Khan has become a symbol of hope against Pakistan's powerful Feudal-elites, who live with impunity, above the law.

All About Grassroots Change Movements

Dhaka Will Soon Have A Crowdsourced Bus Map

An Open Letter to President Hugo Chavez, from El Salvador

Japan's Kanji of the Year 2012

The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation has announced the kanji of the year 2012 is gold (金) on December 12, 2012. How do netizens conceive this announcement and how do...

WCIT and its Relationship to the Internet: Issues and Challenges

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The Vía Libre Foundation continues its analysis after the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), which took place between December 3 and 14, 2012, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Costa Rica: Of Mills and a New Year

“Bogotá's Traffic Jams Are Horrific Now? Well, Just Wait!”

Most Read Stories on Global Voices in 2012

This year we've seen both successes and setbacks for online social movements, wars, injustice and tragedy - but also countless stories of human bravery and survival to give us high...

“Nobody Gets Mad on the Last Day”

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