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· April, 2009

Stories about Digital Activism from April, 2009

30 April 2009

India: TEDIndia Fellows program

Caribbean: Funding the Fight against HIV

Caribbean: Keeping Track of Swine Flu

As concerns over the Swine Flu outbreak continue to mount, Caribbean bloggers are educating themselves, just in case...

Cayman Islands: Same Old

Kazakhstan: Internet Regulation Amendments

Kazakhstan: Internet Regulation Amendments Adopted in First Reading

Yesterday the Kazakh Parliament's lower chamber has approved the first reading of the draft law on online regulation, which is meant to equate all websites (including blogs, social networks, chatrooms,...

29 April 2009

Pakistan: Pak Voices

Cuba: Path to the Future

Jamaica: Mad Tax

Jamaica: Career Crime?

Guyana: e-Waste

Egypt: Plans for Sexual Harassment Film Unveiled

After the success of Egypt's Anti-Harassment Day, Egyptian blogger Asser Yasser invited women to share their personal experiences with this issue. Women and young women will be filmed going about...

United Kingdom: Barcamp Transparency to discuss Internet monitoring by government

Technology for Transparency Network

A new U.K. government plan to monitor all email, phone calls, and internet use as part of a counter-terrorism initiative has already sparked lots of negative commentary in forums and...

“Cashing In On Swine Flu: How Ethical Is That?”

Hungary, Bolivia: Eduardo Rózsa-Flores

28 April 2009

Egypt: Stigmatized by AIDS

A group of Egyptian bloggers and independent media personalities are putting their hands together in support of the “Openness” initiative, which aims at anti-stigmatizing AIDS patients, and calls for integrating...

Egypt: Interviewing a Baha'i Assailant

Egyptian blogger Ibn Rushd interviewed one of the Baha'i assailants. Marwa Rakha translates the interview, in which the assailant admits to his role in the burning of six homes belonging...

Caribbean: When Pigs Fly?

The idiom "when pigs fly" is not a popular one in the Caribbean these days as regional bloggers, like the rest of the world, keep a close eye on the...

Cuba: Right to Travel

Trinidad & Tobago: What's Happening?

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