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· September, 2010

Stories about Breaking News from September, 2010

30 September 2010

Ecuador: Police Strike Denounced as Attempt to Destabilize Country

The Ecuadorian police are leading a strike against reforms to the public service law, unleashing chaos in the country. Since this morning, Twitter users have been reporting on the events...

Vietnam: Blogger Pham Minh Hoang Charged with Attempt at Overthrowing the Government

24 September 2010

Anti-censorship webmaster arrested in Thailand

The webmaster of an independent online journal in Thailand was arrested at Bangkok airport today on charges of insulting the monarchy. Local mainstream media has been quiet about the issue...

23 September 2010

Colombia: First Reactions to the Death of FARC Leader ‘Mono Jojoy’

Víctor Julio Suárez, better known as Jorge Briceño or Mono Jojoy, one of the top leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was killed in the so-called "Operation...

Barbados: Vigilante Victim Charged

Mexico: Government Announces Plan to Protect Journalists

20 September 2010

India: Wither Kashmir? Or Is Reconciliation Possible?

The Indian central government has sent a fact-finding delegation including lawmakers from all major political parties to mitigate the bloodshed and tensions in the Jammu and Kashmir region. The Indian...

Taiwan: Typhoon Fanapi

19 September 2010

Indonesia: Local government closes church defying court order

A Christian protestant church, GKI Taman Yasmin in the regency of Bogor, Indonesia was forced to cease activities by Bogor's regency on Sunday night. The police and Public Order Agency...

14 September 2010

Cuba: Cutting 500,000 Jobs

On the heels of Fidel Castro's admission (and subsequent retraction) that the Cuban economic model no longer works, the government has announced [ES] that it intends to cut massive numbers...

North Korea: South May Send Microwavable Rice to North.

13 September 2010

India: Kashmir Is Burning…Again

Violent protests in Indian administered Kashmir started today after a report of a Qur'an desecration in Michigan, USA emerged. At least 18 protesters have been killed and scores were injured....