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· September, 2006

Stories about Digital Activism from September, 2006

17 September 2006

15 September 2006

Caribbean: Global Learn Day Ten

Venezuela: Iria Puyosa

Before Blog Day 2006 Rebecca MacKinnon elicited responses to a series of questions regarding how and why bloggers around the world devote so much time to an activity that pays...

China: influencing foreign correspondents?

14 September 2006

China: Government's video-censorship foiled

Human Rights Video

When a young teacher is found dead outside her apartment building in Ruian, the police report concludes suicide, but her family and students suspect a cover-up. Over a thousand people...

13 September 2006

Peruvian Posts Between August and September

Este artículo también está disponible en español. In the time that has passed since my previous compilation of posts, the people of Perú Político have published three summaries of the...

China: the death of a teacher

12 September 2006

Five years on from 9/11, the world remembers

The mainstream media in many countries have been preoccupied with events in the United States to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre and Pentagon...

China: Video save taskforce needed

When tens of thousands of Ruian, Zhejiang citizens came out to protest the official conclusion of an investigation into the death of high school teacher Dai Haijing, it didn't take...

10 September 2006

Haiti: Youth gaming project

South Asia Blog Buzz

The latest from the South Asian blogs: Bangladesh: - Rajputro writes a satirical piece on how the load shedding (power cuts to manage shortage in electricity supply) in Bangladesh can...

The Table of Free Voices

Bebelplatz, a square in Berlin, situated near to state opera and the Humboldt University buildings has an infamous past. Seventy Three years ago (1933) Nazi youths instigated by their Propaganda...

9 September 2006

Another Indonesian Minister Blog and a Mourning Week

As I wrote here, Indonesian Housing Minister Yusuf Asy'ari becomes the second Minister to start blogging after Minister of Defense Juwono Sudarsono went blogging a few months back. His blog...

Iran:Happy Persian Blogs Anniversary

8 September 2006

China: Don't anger the youth

Trolls with dozens of axes to grind, China's angry youth (愤青) are the single loudest and mobilized group on the internet in China. Nationalist, racist, sexist and more, they embody...

7 September 2006

Belarus: Interview With Young Activist

Malaysia: Cellphone video captures police excess

Human Rights Video

When the Malaysian police started accepting crime reports sent in by members of the public from their cellphones, little did they expect that their own misdemeanours would one day be...

Iran: Poverty in Sistan

5 September 2006

Russia: Kondopoga and Thoughts on Illegal Immigration

A week ago, two ethnic Russians were killed in a restaurant fight with Chechens in the northwestern town of Kondopoga, Republic of Karelia. The deaths triggered riots and demands to...

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