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· May, 2009

Stories about Digital Activism from May, 2009

26 May 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Summit Spend

Dominica: Emancipation of the Mind

Cuba: Antúnez Arrested

China and Hong Kong: June 4th protest T-shirt design

Every year on the Sunday before the anniversary of June 4th Incident (Tiananmen Square, 1989), people in Hong Kong would demonstrate to call for justice. This year, the 20th anniversary...

Venezuela: Keeping the Internet as a Priority

When the Venezuelan government emitted Decree No. 6649, it raised red flags within the online community concerned about the possible effects to development. The decree seeks to eliminate “luxuries” or...

25 May 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Where's the Integrity?

Transparency and good governance have been popular topics in the Caribbean blogosphere of late. The latest debacle over integrity (or lack thereof?) comes from Trinidad and Tobago, where, in the...

Jamaica: Calabash & Language

Cuba: “Cubans Can Connect”

Jamaica: And now for the Bad News

Guyana, Barbados: Illegal Immigration

Fiji: Reaction to detention of alleged bloggers

Global Voices previously reported that Fiji police detained and seized the laptops of three people who had been named as bloggers behind the anti-government site Raw Fiji News. The three...

24 May 2009

Russia: “A Popular Blogger”

Popularity means different things to different people, in blogging as in real life. Below is a very short humorous take on some of the implications of being a “popular” blogger...

MENA: Introducing, “The Circumventer”

Brazil: Fighting against cyber surveillance

Israel: Bloggers Back the Struggle for Workers’ Rights

One of the issues Israeli bloggers truly care about and campaign for is workers' rights. At present, two topics are stirring up the Hebrew blogosphere: supporting the academic staff of...

22 May 2009

Iran: Blogging against homophobia

A few Iranian bloggers wrote comments on ‘International day against homophobia' on May 17 and shared their concerns about existing discrimination against homosexuals in Iran.

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago:

Trinidad & Tobago: Sulphur Story

Jamaica: Look Behind

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