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· April, 2011

Stories about Digital Activism from April, 2011

Ecuador: Twitter Campaign Gives President Correa ‘the Finger’

It started as a Twitter campaign, and now many Ecuadorians are posting photos of themselves showing the middle finger. Why? To ridicule the idea that you could be arrested for...

Italy: Initiative in Support of Ai Weiwei

Barbados: Barrow's Beach

Cuba: Ferrer Held

Bahamas: Shark Tales

Syria: A hero father

Peru: Second Electoral Round Kicks Off

A few weeks before the second round of elections in Peru, the choice between candidates Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori, the growing polarisation in Peruvian society, and ultimately from the...

Russia: Photoblogger Defends His Constitutional Rights

Latvia: National news agency website hacked

Ukraine: Stories From the Charity Walk to Chornobyl

Iran: Activist and blogger died in a car accident

Iran: Students march for better conditions

Egypt: Gigi Ibrahim on The Daily Show

The appearance of Egyptian political activist Gigi Ibrahim on The Daily Show brought a wave of support and protests from fellow tweeps, who covered the Egyptian revolution. Gigi spoke about...

Cuba: Right to the Internet

Cuba: The “Queen of Incredulity”

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Best Practices of Crowd Funding

Russia: Eco-bloggers and Journalists Learn to Solve Environmental Problems

Russia: Blogger Found Guilty in Harsh Criticizm of Bashkir Authorities

Palestine: Survey for Netizens

Syria: Defamation Campaign Against Human Rights Activist

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