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· May, 2008

Stories about Digital Activism from May, 2008

Brazil: Visible and Invisible Indians and Scoops

Brazilian Indians were in the spotlight of world media this week. From the images of an uncontacted tribe in the Amazon, to the enraged protest caught on camera against the...

Brazil: PeBodyCount joins Brazilian Disarmament Network

Ukraine, Russia: Personae Non Gratae

On May 12, Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov was declared persona non grata in Ukraine, following his calls for Russia to take ownership of Sevastopol, a Ukrainian Black Sea naval port....

China: Donation Pressure on Multinational Companies

Georgia: Opposition Protests

Singapore blogger dares Lee Kuan Yew to sue him

Bahamas: Education Consequences

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Imagine That Conversation

China: After the quake, hoping for aid

From inside and outside China, concerned citizens are helping, and putting their hands out to help the victims of the devastating 7.9 in the Richter scale earthquake that leveled out...

Iran: Hackers attacked several Arab language sites

Guyana: Identity Crisis?

From the Diary of a Sinister Egyptian Spinster

Egyptian women have their own set of challenges, ranging from the right to marry themselves off to inequality in marriage and divorce rights. Marwa Rakha sheds light on the thoughts...

Bahamas: Social Breakdown?

Trinidad and Tobago: Shame

Bermuda: Freedom or Manipulation?

Guyana: We the Bloggers

Bulgaria: Stoev's Murder and Anonymous Blogging

Cuba: Free Speech?

Guyana: Copyright Laws

Kazakhstan: Workshop in Kostanay and Aktobe

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