World Lens — Week in Review: July 26

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  • Ghana’s President John Atta Mills dies at age 68
  • British newspaper The Voice was granted access to the 2012 Olympic games.
  • Oprah Winfrey visits India
  • Nine Ivorian women sentenced over genital mutilation
  • Haitians sue U.S. Catholic school over sexual abuse
  • Caribbean nations send 300 delegates to AIDS 2012
  • Cuba’s cancels carnival parades over cholera outbreak
  • Holy month of Ramadan begins
  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir
  • America’s religious right touts anti-gay laws in Africa
  • Drug-resistant AIDS poses an increased threat

 Britons Raise Voices of Protest forThe Voice

After successful mobilization in protest of the British Olympic Association’s refusal to grant journalists from Britain’s largest Black newspaper, The Voice, access to the Games to cover the events for its readers, Olympic officials reversed their decision and the paper will attend the Games. 

(Photo: Courtesy of The Voice UK)

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