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· November, 2008

Stories about Digital Activism from November, 2008

30 November 2008

Brazil under flood: Bloggers form solidarity networks

While mainstream media was first slow to report news of the grave floods that have devastated the south of Brazil and then sensationalized the tragedy, bloggers responded by creating a...

Blogging Positively: Live Chat about HIV/AIDS on December 3

Rising Voices and Global Voices are holding a live online chat for bloggers and activists on Wednesday, December 3, 2008 (3pm Nairobi time) on how to use citizen media to...

Japan: Mainichi's Wikipedia Slip-up

Ignoring the fact that Wikipedia timestamps are in GMT and not JST (Japan Standard Time), on the 18th of November the Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun published an article entitled, “Attack...

Korea: The Birth of Internet Netizen Legend

A new Hong Gil Dong [EN] emerged on the Internet of Korea! A netizen who is just known as “Minerva” started writing his economic analysis in Agora—a Netizens’ panel— in...

Macedonia: “The First (!?) Macedonian Webcomics”

The Baltics, India: “The Dangers of Turning a Minority into an Underclass”

Croatia: Creator of Anti-PM Facebook Group Arrested

29 November 2008

Tunisia: Facebook Case Thrown Out of Court

A Tunisian court threw out a case against the censorship facing Facebook, brought about by blogger and journalist Ziad El Heni against the Tunisian Internet Agency (ATI).

Iran: Do not Execute Farzad Kamangar

Several human rights activists and bloggers warned that Farzad Kamangar, a teacher and trade unionist may be executed in the near future in Iran. Farzad Kamangar, who is from Kurdistan...

Japan, S. Korea, China: the Second International Congress of Asian Hemp Industry

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