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· April, 2010

Stories about Digital Activism from April, 2010

30 April 2010

Iran: Hard-line blogs got filtered

Bermuda: Campaign Finance

St. Lucia: Getting Kids to Read

Puerto Rico: Amidst protests, students speak up for themselves online

Amidst protests over budget cuts students of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) have a found an additional space to express themselves: the Internet.

Iran: A ‘Green’ Labor Day (At Least Online)

The Iranian Green Movement is planning to make International Workers Day on May 1 a “green” day. The post-election opposition movement has not held any important demonstration since their last...

Azerbaijan: Dozens reported detained at anniversary commemoration

China: The un-natural death in the Chinese detention center

29 April 2010

Russia: More Commentary on Sex Video Scandal

China: The 42th anniversary of Lin Zhao's death

Lin Zhao (林昭), a Peking University student, was arrested in 1960 during the Anti-Rightist Campaign launched by Mao Zedong in 1957 and sentenced to death on 29 of April (today)...

Bahamas: Free Markets & the Environment

27 April 2010

Technology for Transparency Review, Part II

Technology for Transparency Network

Over at the Technology for Transparency Network we have already documented 30 technology projects that promote transparency, accountability, and civic engagement. Here's what we've learned so far.

Cuba: On Elections

26 April 2010

Brunei Foodies Go Pink 2010

Brunei Foodies Go Pink 2010 is a charity recipe book project of Brunei bloggers for 2010. Bloggers and foodies alike have agreed to raise funds and create awareness about breast...

24 April 2010

“Boobquake” to challenge claims of Iranian cleric

A Purdue University student in the United States is asking women around the world to show a little cleavage or a little leg on Monday as a humorous test to...

Bulgaria: Appeals for Help in Arevik Shmavonyan's Deportation Case

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