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· February, 2011

Stories about Development from February, 2011

26 February 2011

Russia: Internet Freedom As Cold War 2.0

RuNet Echo

Gregory Asmolov analyzes bloggers' reactions to the Internet Freedom speech by Hillary Clinton.

25 February 2011

India: Are You A Toybanker Yet?

Yemen: “Our blood is not cheap” (Videos)

Tens of thousands of protesters across Yemen rallied for and against President Ali Abdullah Saleh after Friday prayers. Two protesters were shot dead in Yemen's second-largest city Aden on Friday,...

24 February 2011

Chile: Electronic Textbooks for Schoolchildren?

Bhutan: Tax Or No Tax For Development

The idea of citizens contributing towards this in the form of taxes is still a new/alien concept in Bhutan. The Bhutanese twitter-sphere broke the news of the verdict in favor...

Caucasus: Peace Village

22 February 2011

Iraqis Calling for Change

Uprisings and demonstrations are currently occurring all over the Arab world. In Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Bahrain and other Arab countries, people are arranging to protest; some are looking to topple...

Africa: Africa 2.0: Achieving Growth Through Innovation

Angola: Mass Evictions Displace Thousands

A large-scale demolition in Lubango carried out by the government of Angola, has already left in its wake over 5,000 displaced people in the southwest of the country. Upon reconstructing...

21 February 2011

Chile: Social Media Reactions Against Coal Mining Project

The approval of a coal mining mega-project in Isla Riesco, nature and protected species sanctuary in southern Chile, reveals a serious environmental conflict of interests that is being analyzed and...

15 February 2011

Bangladesh: Widespread Protests Force Government To Back Down On Airport Project

A recent venture by the Bangladesh government to takeover 25000acres of wetlands (Arial Beel) 60km South of the capital city of Dhaka, for a proposed International airport and satellite city...

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