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January 20, 2009

From Afghanistan: Open Letter to the President of the United States of America

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Contributed to Afghan Press by Afghanistan’s Students’ Movement: Dear Mr. Barack Hussein Obama, We, members of the “Afghanistan’s Students Movement” congratulate you for your success in the Presidential elections of the United States of America, which we consider a sign...

December 4, 2008

Mideast Youth: MEFaith is Ours

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Bahrain-based Mideast Youth's Esra'a is fuming that a US-based organisation is claiming ownership of a website,, which is “created, designed, developed and continues to be maintained by the Mideast Youth team.” To prevent confusion, the website's new home is now M...

November 5, 2008

Election Time…

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So whose going to win? Who knows... But Obama promised everyone change; He didn't specify what type of change though; would be funny if he comes out after winning the race and just starts handing out pennies to people.. Anyway, if he does win, i've got a gut feeling there's going to be some ...

November 3, 2008

U.S election madness: 1 day

Aggregated from: Mideast Youth - Thinking Ahead » USA

I and many others have been following the campaign for U.S presidency religiously, despite it being so stressful and sometimes depressing. It is our responsibility to be aware, not only because this is such a historical event, but also because the result will very likely determine whether or not the...

October 14, 2008

Podcast: Latest teleconference with American students

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Cross-posted from our podcasting site: We were extremely excited to be doing this again. I love it that today we live in a world where with just a few clicks you can connect yourself with people and hear their views or express your own without having to worry about the geographical limitations. For ...

October 8, 2008

Skype teleconference with American students

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It’s that time again! Frequent readers of this site know that we occassionally have teleconferences with American high school students [Listen to Session I here and Session II here.] This is a great educational experience, and we’re glad to be doing it again. It will take place this Thur...

October 3, 2008

Debate Watch: The Global Twittersphere Favors Biden

Throughout the campaign thus far, Voices without Votes has been keeping an eye on the Twittersphere. Last week, we followed our global Tweeps (that's Twitterspeak for "friends") as they commented on the first presidential debate. Tonight, we followed those same Tweeps (and a few newcomers), spread out around ...

September 27, 2008

Following the Twittersphere Through the Presidential Debates

From sheer outrage to hilarious quips on what the Presidential candidates were saying at last night's debate, international Twitter users across different time zones were glued to their television and computer screens following every word uttered by Senators John McCain and Barack Obama. Following is a quick preview.

September 23, 2008

What would you tell an American voter?

Aggregated from: Mideast Youth - Thinking Ahead » USA

This post was contributed to Mideast Youth by Sadaf Siddique, Project Manager of Dear American Voter. While only Americans have the right to vote in the upcoming US presidential elections, the rest of the world is closely watching who will become the next leader of the world. What is your message...

September 20, 2008

Omar Khadr turns 22 in Guantanamo Bay

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Tomorrow (Sept 19) Omar turns 22. There’s really not much news about his status and there has yet to be a follow up response from the Canadian government, whose members continue to ignore the case and seemingly refusing to take this matter into their own hands. Over 7 years in prison now and c...