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· June, 2009

Stories about Digital Activism from June, 2009

Egyptian Blogger Wael Abbas: Detained at Cairo Airport

Puerto Rico: For Shame!

Iran: Protest movement inspires art

Iranian and non-Iranian citizens continue to create online works of art to support Iranians who protest against the June 12 presidential election results in Iran.

Serbia-Belarus: Mobile phones in civil resistance

Ghana: New Media in the Hands of Young Ghanaians

Operated by young people, for young people, YPWC exploits new media to create links with like-minded individuals and organisations around the world to enhance opportunities for young people here in...

Trinidad & Tobago: Taking Issue

Cuba, U.S.A.: Connecting the Dots

China: Online social movement

Palestine: Website Honors Memory of Fallen Daughters

Eritrea: Owner of receives award

Iran: Bloggers on the Iranian crisis

Iran: “Protest Movement” Tribute Michael Jackson

Iran: Remembering Omid Reza Mir Sayafi and March 18th

A few months after the death of Blogger Omid Reza Mir Sayafi, who died in an Iranian prison after allegedly insulting religious leaders, the site has been set up...

Preetam Rai interview

Russia: Report on Internet Use

Cuba, U.S.A.: Obama & “Antúnez”

Trinidad & Tobago: Blogging about Crime

Iran:Joan Baez sings for the Iranian people

China's youngest mayor questioned

An interesting battle over the youngest mayor in China is going on the internet. Netizens tried their best to find out evidence of illegitimacy of the mayor's rocketing promotion but...

Iran: “Police” breaking car windows

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