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· September, 2010

Stories about Digital Activism from September, 2010

30 September 2010

Ecuador: Police Strike Denounced as Attempt to Destabilize Country

The Ecuadorian police are leading a strike against reforms to the public service law, unleashing chaos in the country. Since this morning, Twitter users have been reporting on the events...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Big Question

Grenada: Blog Action Day

Guyana: Women's Plight

Vietnam: Blogger Pham Minh Hoang Charged with Attempt at Overthrowing the Government

Russia: Landscape and Trends of Online Transparency Initiatives

RuNet EchoTechnology for Transparency Network

Alexey Sidorenko analyzes the five main groups of the Russian transparency projects: official and semi-official transparency websites; chaotic transparency communities; online representation of civil activism NGOs; next-generation transparency and civil...

29 September 2010

Hungary: Citizens Protest Against Auchan Shopping Mall

Marietta Le posts an update on the ongoing efforts by Hungarian citizens to save the Dunakeszi marsh, which would be destroyed if Auchan Hungary's expansion continues as planned.

Haiti, Dominican Republic: The Presence of DR Troops

Bahrain: Who is Ali Abdulemam?

Russia: “Web of Justice”

RuNet Echo

The Russian Internet is presented, especially in some Western media, as being one of the few democratic forums in the country. However, these reports should be taken with a grain...

28 September 2010

Jamaica: Back to Court for Banton

Jamaican bloggers - nay, regional bloggers - have been following dancehall music icon Buju Banton's drug possession court case with great interest. Yesterday, news broke that the jury was evenly...

Iran: The Art and Design of the ‘Green Movement’

“Where is my Vote” is an exhibition of 150 political posters for the Green Movement in Iran that was on display at the School of Visual Arts in New York...

Azerbaijan: Obama calls for bloggers’ release

South Africa: Do You Know Where Police Are Hiding?

Iran:Derakhshan sentenced to 19.5 years in prison

Iran: Strike at Bazzar

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