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· April, 2005

Stories about Breaking News from April, 2005

Blogging from Togo – Views of the Post-Election Protests

  28 April 2005

The post-election situation in Togo is getting increasingly complicated. Faure Gnassingbé, the son of deceased Togolese leader Gnassingbé Eyadema, has claimed victory with 60% of the votes counted in Sunday's election. But there are widespread accusations of election fraud, and opposition supporters have responded to Gnassingbé's election with violent protests....

Isaac Mao's take on the China protests

  27 April 2005

Isaac Mao believes theres not more to the anti-Japan protests than just government manipulation: Just in these two days, China gov tighten the control of internet to prevent from any callings on new protest. Yesterday, the spokesman of Minisry of Public Security warned that any online organizing or gossip on...

How can we promote Chinese-Japanese dialogue online?

  19 April 2005

Joi Ito has a thoughtful post responding to the anti-Japanese demonstrations in China. An excerpt: As a Japanese who has a great deal of sympathy and empathy for China, what I find difficult is trying to understand the various threads and how Japanese people can try to make a difference....

Isaacmao.com blocked

  7 April 2005

Isaac at the Harvard Global Voices gathering, photo by Jeff Ooi. As some of our readers have pointed out, Isaac Mao's site – isaacmao.com – is being blocked. Isaac gives part of the story on his backup site, helpfully titled “Not isaacmao.com”: The site of isaacmao.com has been blocked due...

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