Deutsche Welle's Director General, Erik Bettermann, has called for the immediate release of a DW correspondent in Chad. Eric Topona was arrested on May 6 on specious charges.
Chinese author, columnist and blogger Li Chengpeng has won the Best Blog award at The Bobs - DW's contest for the best in online activism. Other top prizes went to projects from Morocco, Togo and Bangladesh.
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The Indian physicist and human rights and environmental activist Vandana Shiva will speak on Wednesday, June 19, at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn. Her topic is "Globalization and Values."
DW is honoring the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth with the multimedia project Wagner200 and the TV documentary The Colón Ring about a unique production of the German composer's "Ring" cycle in Buenos Aires.
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