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Global Voices: Daily Digest—September 7, 2011

Global Voices: Daily Digest—September 7, 2011

China: Sex, Censorship and the Rise of 'People's Porn'
Katrien Jacobs, author of new book 'People's Pornography: Sex and Surveillance on the Chinese Internet', discusses the emergence of an online erotic culture in China that openly describes individuals' personal sexual activities - in other words, amateur Internet pornogra-phy. read>>

Morocco: SlutWalk Gets a Toehold
"Stand out for yourselves and demand respect. Shame has to switch sides!" This is the cri de guerre of Majdoline Lyazidi, the 20-year-old founder of SlutWalk Morocco, a Facebook page which aims at raising awareness against sexual harass-ment in the Moroccan society. The concept seems to be catching on, with more than 3,000 members joining in less than 15 days since the page was first created. read>>

Macedonia: No Jail Time for Participants in Inter-Ethnic Violence
Only a handful of participants in the February violent inter-ethnic incident on the Skopje Fortress (Kale), who had been identified and subjected to an investigation, received a suspended sentence for their actions in a secret trial. Filip Stoja-novski reports. read>>

Guinea: Nadine Bari's Fight to Reduce Poverty in Guinea
Nadine Bari is a French citizen who has created one of the oldest humanitarian organizations in Guinea, Guinée-Solidarité. With donations from Europe they have helped supply schools, hospitals, and helped homeless, orphaned and disabled children to receive an education. read>>

Mexico: What are Mexicans Saying About Their President's Annual State of the Union?
Mexicans react to the message given by Felipe Calderon as part of his "Fifth State of the Union", while the "war" against drug cartels and the election process of 2012 are on. The majority strongly criticized him, but there are also some that congratulated him showing some always needed hope. read>>

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