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· May, 2011

Stories about Digital Activism from May, 2011

Haiti: A Different View of Cite Soleil

Bahamas, Jamaica: Caribbean Climate Change

Jamaica: Garvey's Good Name

Azerbaijan: Interview with released video blogging activist Emin Milli

Russia: State Duma Whistleblower Intern's Case

Mexico: ‘Información Cívica’ Summarizes Week in Civil Society

Russia: OBEY Giant Poster Wonders ‘Who Set Up Strauss-Kahn?’

France: #frenchrevolution in photos and videos

Lebanon: Mapping sexual harassment

Egypt: Letter from Military Prison Cell No. 10

Philippines: Novelist Mired in Plagiarism Controversy

Alfred "Krip" Yuson, an award-winning Filipino novelist, achieved notoriety for allegedly plagiarizing an article by his subordinate in a mainstream news agency. Here are some reactions from the Philippine blogosphere

Cuba: On Emails and Blogs

Azerbaijan: Twitter as a tool for activism

Russia: Moscow Pride 2011

This year's Moscow Gay Pride event ended in clashes almost as soon as it began, at least 18 gay rights activists and 14 of their opponents are reported to have...

France : The “Civilized” Internet According to President Sarkozy

As a prelude to the G8 summit in Deauville, chaired by France, the e-G8 forum of the Internet was held in Paris on 23 and 24 May 2011. To the...

Spain: From Spanish Revolution to World Revolution

Mobilizations in Spain have ignited what has been called a “World Revolution”, with more than 600 demonstrations and camp outs taking place in solidarity with Spanish protesters. Websites, Twitter hashtags,...

Cuba: Repressive Action

Bermuda: Gay Rights

India: Malayalam Bloggers Campaign For Soumya

Kerala was rife with outrage, when 23 year old woman Soumya was thrown out from a moving passenger train, raped and brutally murdered. With the public losing the trust in...

China: Netizens Declare Candidacy In Upcoming Elections

Their chances may not be good, but a small and growing number of Internet celebrities and microbloggers have decided to run in grassroots elections this coming September in constituencies around...

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