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· July, 2010

Stories about Breaking News from July, 2010

12 July 2010

Uganda: Bloggers react to bomb blasts

Soccer fans gathered in bars and restaurants around the globe to watch the final game of the World Cup last night. In Uganda, these celebrations were interrupted when bombs exploded...

8 July 2010

Russia: New “One Day Rule” for Censoring Comments on Demand

RuNet Echo

Alexey Sidorenko analyses the new practice of comment removal on news media websites introduced by the Russian authorities. Although not direct and not efficient, it threatens to significantly limit online...

7 July 2010

Serbia: Bloggers Demand Health Minister's Resignation

A recent corruption scandal at the Oncology Institute in Belgrade has enraged the Serbian public and blogging community. Danica Radisic writes about the Resignation (Ostavka) blog initiative - and the...

Peru: Government Expels Paul McAuley, Religious Environmental Activist

Paul McAuley, a British resident in the religious city of Iquitos and president of the "Red Ambiental de Loreto" (Loreto Environmental Network), received a resolution from the Ministry of Interior...

1 July 2010

Russia: Executive Director of Moscow Airport Uses Blog to Blame the Mayor

Guatemala: Costa Rican Francisco Dall’Anese to Direct CICIG

Francisco Dall’Anese, Attorney General of Costa Rica, has been appointed to direct the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala. Bloggers provide context and analysis on how this new appointment will...

Puerto Rico: Student strike is over after 60 days

It has been described as a historic victory. In national student assembly, thousands of students of the state-run University of Puerto Rico (UPR) ratified the agreements reached between the students'...