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· September, 2009

Stories about Digital Activism from September, 2009

30 September 2009

Denmark: International bloggers meet up to think about climate change

Copenhagen hosted the launch event of the European Blogging Competition TH!NK ABOUT IT - Climate Change, bringing together 92 European bloggers, and special guests from Brazil, China, India, Mexico, South...

USA: Immigrant Students in National Day of Action

The National Dream Act Day of Action was initiated by the United We DREAM Coalition and was supported by dozens of organizations across university campuses in the USA last week.

Jamaica: Blogging About Climate Change

Kuwait: Blogging under the Spotlight

Romania: “20 Years After the Revolution”

Russia: “Afro Plus”

29 September 2009

Egypt: Another journalist to be deported

"Your name [is] on the computer." With those words Cairo-based Swedish journalist and blogger Per Bjorklund is being turned away from the Cairo Airport, where he landed a few hours...

People with disabilities and the promise of ICTs

The Future of ICT for Development

More than 600 million people in the world live with disabilities. Oftentimes, poverty and disabilities go hand-in-hand. Can the promise of ICTs help disabled people better integrate socially and economically?

28 September 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: The Price of Progress is High

Global Voices and Blog Action Day 2009

Global Voices is an official blog partner of Blog Action Day on October 15, a global day of action where bloggers everywhere will join forces to blog about climate change.

Russia: “Promoting State Interests” Online

26 September 2009

Tunisia: Severe Flooding Kills 15

Flash floods hit Tunisia this week, killing at least 15 people and damaging property in the town of Redeyef in southern Tunisia. Bloggers declare two day of mourning and speak...

Iran: Green rage against Ahmadinejad in New York

Protesters against Iranian human rights violations and election irregularities demonstrated against Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in New York City, as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

25 September 2009

Video Contest: Citizen Embassadors for the 64th UN Day

Actor George Clooney explains how you can participate and be one of the 5 winners who get a chance to be a part of the 64th UN Day in the...

24 September 2009

Egypt: Blogging Farouk Hosni's Defeat

Egypt's Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has kept bloggers busy over the previous few days. His failed bid to secure a seat at the helm of UNESCO has polarised the blogosphere,...

Iran: “Bloggers persecuted”

Iran: Shiva Nazar Ahari, Iranian blogger freed

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