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· June, 2006

Stories about Digital Activism from June, 2006

China: Victims of China's Cultural Revolution, your stories can always be blogged (3/4)

Currently unable in today's political climate to have his years of research into the stories of those persecuted as right wing elements during China's ultra-left Cultural Revolution published, blogger-journalist Ran...

Kurdistance:

No tricks or wittiness today folks, here is just the straight skinny on the Kurdish Blogosphere. Hiwa Hopes this week gives a great link to an article about the frustration...

China: When cops tail you

MSN Spaces blogger Zeng Jinyan [zh], wife of prominent and oft-harassed AIDS activist Hu Jia, has been writing extensively of female reproductive rights activist Chen Guangcheng who was abducted by...

Iran: Free Mossavi blog

FreeMossavi is a new blog to support Mossavi Khoeini, a former deputy who was arrested after 12 June demonstration. In this blog we read last night's gathering to call for...

Singapore: Launching Singapore Angle

Tomorrow.sg has a post by Kevin on the launch of a new political blog in Singapore called SingaporeAngle.com. The author of the post hopes that this blog grows into a...

Reporters Without Borders: How They Protect Bloggers & How You Can Help

Last month, Global Voices launched its Help These Bloggers page, signaling the organization's entry into blogger advocacy. (Find out how to add our advocacy badge to your website here.) Although...

News 21 team in Korea

News 21 team, formed by a group of students from University of California with the interest of reporting US military abroad, is now visiting South Korea. GI Korea Blog helps...

Chinese Netizen Became Ohmynews Journalist

Xu Zhiqiang became the 2nd citizen journalist for Ohmynews from China. He writes an introduction of how he gets involved, but he does not think that Ohmynews will be that...

Barbados: The election will be wired

Citing a Wired article about Rupert Murdoch and Barbados’ status as one of the Caribbean territories with the highest internet penetration, Barbados Free Press predicts that “the internet, citizen journalism,...

Chilean citizens’ initiatives

Crime is on the increase. Citizens are tired. A victim of an armed robbery that occur two weeks ago in the capitol has started a social movement against the crime....

China: Revolution’s victims’ stories blogged, not forgotten (2/4)

Chinese blogger-journalist Ran Yunfei (冉云飞) has spent a large part of his life researching the stories of those painted, purged and persecuted as right wing elements during China's Cultural Revolution;...

Best Blog in China, Win 10K RMB

ChinaMoon offers 10K RMB and is putting together a Best Blog in China award. Check it out!

Egypt: Alaa Released, Finally

Good News! Alaa's wife, Manal, reports that her husband was finally released. He will be back home tomorrow morning or maximum by Thursday. Congratulations Alaa!

China: eating cat

There have been much reports about the tradition of cat eating in southern China. What is new this time is that netizen has organized animal rights protest against such tradition....

Polish Blogosphere Roundup

With almost 20,000 names (and counting) added to a digital petition against a restrictive DRM (Digital Rights Management) bill in the Polish legislature, Poland IP news and resources reports that:...

Hungary: Bloggers on Taxation Changes

Henrik of Hungarian Accent writes on the reaction of the Hungarian blogosphere to the government's attempts to balance the budget. The prime ministers blog is also reviewed.

Truth and Consequences

The first thing that struck me as I passed by the Press Syndicate earlier this week to eavesdrop on a meeting of Egyptian bloggers was the Central Security trucks parked...

Arabisc: The Arabic Bloggers Ken, Media, Anti-Blogging and the World Cup

Blogging nightmare… Starting with hot news this week, it looks that the Egyptian blogsphere is going to have more hard time in the near future. Following Aljazeera's one hour TV...

Interview with Leo Prieto

(he doesen't surf the internet, he dives into it!) Leo Prieto has blogger activism in his DNA. He has lived in countries like Thailand and Holland, and now resides in...

Egypt: How to be an activist in 3 seconds

Here is a small tip from the Egyptian blogger El3en Elsehrya on how to become an activist: Just make a random mix of talks about the following: 1-Human Rights 2-Women...

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