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April, 2014

Stories from April, 2014

29 April 2014

The Diversity of Protest Posters in Brazil

Through banners, chants and posters, one can learn the demands, criticisms and struggles of protests. The Tumblr blog Cartazes dos Protestos brings together photos of protest posters that took place...

28 April 2014

Read, Write, Create, and Communicate With the Ideas Box

A new project by Libraries without Borders and the UNHCR called Ideas Box seeks to engage refugees by providing the necessary tools, content, and resources to read, write, create, and...

27 April 2014

A New Village for Yadua

The RV grantee project Tukuni Yadua experienced delays. Due to a major village reconstruction project due to Cyclone Evan, all projects were suspended until the new village was completed. Now...

10 April 2014

Odia Loves Wikipedia

Odia, a 2,500 year old language has recently gained the status of an Indian classical language, an event recently celebrated by Odia Wikipedians, using a new free and open-source font.

9 April 2014

Navigating the Bhutanese Media Landscape in a New Democracy

The Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy has been helping local society navigate the country's transition into democracy supporting citizens as they participate more active in traditional and online media....

7 April 2014

Nominations Out For The BOBs

The Best of the Blogs award nominations have been posted online. You can sign on today and vote for your favorites. Here is a sampling of some of the submissions...

4 April 2014

Karnika Kahen Against the God-man

Cartoonist Kanika Mishra - and her cartoon character Karnika Kahen - gives a voice to India's women as she fights against the corruption of religious figureheads and their abuses of...

The Amp #10: March 21 – April 4

The Amp, with our usual list of opportunities and scholarships, plus a special section for photographers and documentary-makers.

3 April 2014

Announcing the Rising Voices Amazonia Project

In partnership with Avina Americas, Fundación Avina, and the Skoll Foundation, Rising Voices will be working directly with communities in the Amazon Region that want to tell their own story...

2 April 2014

MySQAR: Myanmar's First Social Network

MySQUAR exists entirely in Burmese. Less than one year old, it is growing rapidly in a country where Internet access is about to expand as telecommunications services spread.

1 April 2014

The Blog Bus: Palestine's Travelling Media Conference

Blog Bus is in an initiative bringing bloggers, journalists, and activists together to travel through Palestinian regions to report on local situations.