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9 January 2013

Stories from 9 January 2013

Kyrgyzstan: Hostage Crisis in Uzbek Enclave

What Does Being a GVer Mean to You?

A few days before the end of 2012, Gabriela, a Global Voices veteran and one of our oldest and most regular contributors, suggested that I write a post similar to...

Delhi Rape Case Sparks Death Penalty Debate in Singapore

Many Singaporeans expressed grief over the death of the Delhi rape victim who came to be known as Amanat in the world. The tragic death of Amanat in a Singapore...

An Alawite Nurse in a Sunni Hospital in Syria

Traveling through rebel-held parts of Latakia province, in the Jebel Turkman region, we met 34-year-old Umyara, an Alawite nurse working in a field hospital. In Latakia, a stronghold of President...

Day by Day Happiness for the Elderly

Ecuador: National Assembly's New Widget

Twitterer Called to Testify in Spain for Gramsci Quotes

A Twitter user and activist with the 15M "indignant" movement, @almu_en_lucha, has been called to testify before the Spanish police's Technology Crime Squad regarding the content of some of her...

Brazil Debates Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation – Part II

While European politics has made a favorable move to abolish prostitution as a legalized profession in the old continent, recently in France a couple was convicted to three years in...

Gay Man Lynched in Northern Cameroon

China's Propaganda Department Threatens to Dissolve Beijing News

The impact of the Southern Weekend censorship scandal has spread from Guangdong to Beijing - the capital of China. After the publisher of Beijing News, a sister publication of Southern...

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