Monthly Archives: January 2014

Grassroots Protests, Kiev, Ukraine 2014 – In the Shadow of Genocide

Michael Harpen, Managing Editor, and Laura Umetsu, Editor in Chief In light of the ongoing brutal protests in Kiev, Ukraine, the Civilian Global News presents Gennadi Poberezny, Associate at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, who discusses the Holodomor – a … Continue reading

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Ukraine in 2014: Fighting for Remembrance of the Holodomor in the Wake of Violent Protests

Laura Umetsu, Editor in Chief When viral videos began to circulate of Ukrainian riot police using flamethrowers to quell angry civilian protesters in Kiev last month, I thought to myself, will the fire be enough? In December 2013, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians … Continue reading

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What is the Perfect Body for Mauritian Women? A Look at Leblouh

By Jasmine Bager, Reporter Historically, a healthy, marriage-ready girl in West Africa had a figure made of delicate wrists and large puddles of skin at the waist, with layered rolls that spilled onto the chair in which she sat in. … Continue reading

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