Stories from November, 2009
The cyber environmentalists from Mongolia, participants of the Nomad Green project has been on the job, sharing more and more revealing posts about the impact of the country's environmental deterioration. And they invited more people to the party as the Rising Voices grantee concluded five more workshops recently.
Rodrigo Nogueira is the Editor of Viva Favela, a Rio de Janeiro-based citizen journalism project of Viva Rio. Viva Favela's coverage of the aftermath following a helicopter which was shot down by drug dealers in Rio De Janeiro was featured on Global Voices earlier this month.
Ceasefire Liberia is an unique project which aims to connect the Liberia based Liberian community with the rest of the Diaspora in order to create a dialogue between them. The communities are using social media to share information and comments via prose, poetry, pictures & videos and using the Ceasefire Liberia blog to publish them online.
A week ago Rising Voices published a story about a visit of a delegation from Russia harm reduction activists to Ukraine and methadone site in Kiev. As it was mentioned, a journalist from one of the biggest Russian news paper Moskovskiy Komsomolets, Anastasia Kuzina was a member of the delegation....
The Public Pilot Library of Medellín, Colombia at the La Loma was robbed last month and it shocked the local residents. The community expressed their rejection to this criminal act. Although there was a relief that the Golden Nicca was recovered, the members of the Rising Voices grantee Hiperbarrio wondered why this happened.
A few days ago activists from the harm reduction movement in Russia visited Kiev to learn from their Ukrainian colleagues – leaders from the community of people living with drug addiction, and representatives of the Association of Substitution Therapy Participants. The main event of the meeting was a visit to...