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· October, 2008

Stories about Digital Activism from October, 2008

31 October 2008

U.S.: Ivanov for Obama

Serbia: Courageous Mothers

Corporations Agree to Standards for Internet Freedom

The Global Network Initiative has been launched. The Initiative is a code of conduct for corporations on privacy and free speech created by a coalition of human rights, media development...

Trinidad & Tobago: Building Walls

30 October 2008

Cuba, U.S.A.: Voting on the Embargo

The United Nations General Assembly yesterday approved a resolution condemning the U.S. embargo. For the seventeenth year running, the vote went in favor of the Cuba-sponsored resolution and bloggers -...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Price of Progress

Jamaica: Missing Children

Pakistan: Help the earthquake victims

India: Wikipedia Academy in Chennai

29 October 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: Not Adding Up

Bermuda: Gambling with the Future?

Bangladesh: Community blogs and unique blogger identities

Russia: “Help Svetlana Bakhmina” Petition

As of now, 71,250 people have signed an online petition appealing to the Russian president to pardon Svetlana Bakhmina, a former senior lawyer for Mikhail Khodorkovsky's oil company Yukos, who...

27 October 2008

Japan: Arrested in Shibuya just for walking?

Morocco: Barça Fan Jailed for Superlative Statement

Many bloggers were shocked last week to learn that a young Moroccan man had been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for what seemed like such a minor "crime." The young...

Iran: Blogging from the Smallest School in the World

Here is another story about how blogging can change lives in a positive way and attract attention to invisible parts of this world. Abdul Mohammad She’rani, a young Iranian teacher...

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