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· February, 2011

Stories about Digital Activism from February, 2011

28 February 2011

Haiti: Preventable Suffering

Cuba: Damas de Blanco Attacked

Trinidad & Tobago: The Death Penalty

Cuba: The Day Zapata Died

Turks & Caicos, Barbados: Disappearing Blog

Jamaica: Nothing for the Youth?

Argentina: Hackathons and Budget Transparency in Bahía Blanca

Technology for Transparency Network

As we have witnessed in the last month, there are moments in civic life that drive citizens to change and challenge institutions, to create solutions and to express their concerns...

Libya: “The only thing we want is our freedom” (Audio)

Sunday, February 27 brought another day of bloodshed in Libya, as an uprising against Colonel Muammar Al Gaddafi's 40-year rule continued into the 11th day. Phone calls with Libyans that...

27 February 2011

Libya: Fear and Chaos at Tripoli Airport

Fear, chaos, hysteria and despair - all these words have been used to describe Libyan capital Tripoli's airport over the past few days. Since uprisings began against the country's leader...

China: 50 Cent Party's Fake Retweet

Côte d’Ivoire: Twitter Campaign for Anderson Cooper’s Attention

Global Voices author Anna Gueye was instrumental in a recent campaign to persuade influential CNN reporter Anderson Cooper to pay as much attention to protests in African countries such as...

Azerbaijan: Great People's Day

Azerbaijan: Join Us

Armenia: Rapping the Revolution of Reform

Lebanon: March Against Sectarianism #Feb27 #uniteLB

Angola: Mysterious call for youth revolution

Armenia: Homophobia as propaganda?

26 February 2011

China: Jasmine Revolution, Week Two

Following dozens of arrests since an anonymous blog post called for revolutionary gatherings in cities across China last Sunday, a second round of gatherings is scheduled for today. Has the...

Armenia: Social Networks for Social Revolution?

With uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere in the Arab world, the extra-parliamentary opposition in Armenia is now seeking to replicate events in the former Soviet republic, and not least...

Russia: Bloggers Deconstruct Isolationist Propaganda

RuNet Echo

As Russia is approaching another election cycle (in 2011 Russians are supposed to elect the Parliament and in 2012 – the president) the voices of state propagandists get louder. The...

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