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· June, 2010

Stories about Digital Activism from June, 2010

Russia: Ramzan Kadyrov's Blog and Plagiarism Controversy

Haiti: MSM Coverage

Haiti: Five Months Later

Lebanon: No to The Rule of Dinosaurs

Chile: From California to Chile on Biodiesel

Maria Jose Calderon and Carlos Herrera embarked on a 6-month road trip from California, USA to Chile in a biodiesel truck. The couple traveled Latin America in search of grassroots...

Cuba: Spotlight on Fariñas

Egypt: The Ministry of Interior Seeks Revenge

Egyptian activists have utilised citizen media to the fullest in exposing police torture and corruption. Marwa Rakha writes about their newest initiative and uncovers the case of an Egyptian activist...

Italy: Large protest against “gag” rule bill on local media

Lebanon: Letter to the President

Argentina: Social Media Day in Buenos Aires

Armenia-Azerbaijan: More Conflict Voices

As mentioned in previous posts on Global Voices, new and social media is increasingly playing a role in facilitating communication between Armenians and Azerbaijanis online. Locked into a bitter conflict...

Russia: Chechen President Launches Blog

Iran: People resisted the Morality Police

East Timor: “Blogs Factory” Announces Production Cuts

Cuba: For the Bloggers

Taiwan: “When the Excavators Came to the Rice Fields”

Now occupying only 1.8% of total GDP in Taiwan, no one can deny that local agriculture has lost its once highly-respected status and is almost dying under many political decisions...

Cuba: Ferrer Released

Cuba: Letter for Ferrer

World: Protecting Human Rights on Citizen Video

Making a video to protect human rights might backfire and end up threatening the rights of those who appear or participate in the video. WITNESS' The Hub shares with us...

China: The citizens’ pledge

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