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· June, 2010

Stories about Digital Activism from June, 2010

18 June 2010

Russia: Famous Blogger and Civil Rights Activist Gives Interview

Russia: Anti-Corruption Cartoon Competition

Russia: Novaya Gazeta, An Opposition Newspaper Under Internet Attack

RuNet Echo

Novaya Gazeta is a liberal opposition newspaper in Russia that is famous beyond Russia's borders. Several of its journalists have been killed, and it continues to attract both online and...

Cuba: Cameras & Memory

Bermuda: Free & Fair

Lebanon: E-transactions Draft Law Postponed

The Lebanese online community celebrated the temporary victory of postponing the vote in parliament for the new proposed E-transactions law for an extra month. More about this law and reactions...

17 June 2010

Macedonia: Law on Electronic Communications Invades Citizens’ Privacy

On June 16, 2010, the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia adopted changes to the Law of Electronic Communications, which now violates the privacy of the citizens. With these changes,...

Jamaica, Barbados, U.S.A.: Unstoppable Spill?

16 June 2010

Cuba, U.S.V.I.: Oil Spill Effects

Guyana: Free to Criticize

Russia: Bloggers Discuss the Case of a Cop-Killing Gang

RuNet Echo

Russian bloggers are having a heated discussion of the recent detention of a criminal group that carried out a series of attacks on the police in Russia’s Far East.

15 June 2010

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Viva the Vuvuzela

Cuba: Ferrer's Trial Date

Jamaica: Waiting for ‘Dudus’

Egypt: My Name Was Khaled and I Was Not a Terrorist

Demonstrations and rage continued in Egypt following the death of a young Egyptian, allegedly at the hands of police. The anger on the street is evident online, where citizen journalists...

Lebanon: Outrage over Blocking of VoIP

A recent move by the Lebanese government has led to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services being blocked within Lebanon. Citizens are outraged by the move. Katharine Ganly rounds up...

14 June 2010

Haiti: Profiting from Disaster?

Cuba: Letters to the Editor

Peru: Cyber-Activism in Chimbote

Chimbote is a city and fishing port located to the north of Lima, where the use of internet is expanding. Recently, internet has become a way to call for and...

Iran: Repressed at home, Iranians protest worldwide

While several witnesses in Tehran said that scattered clashes erupted between Iran's security forces and demonstrators marking the first anniversary of a contested presidential election on 12 June, protests also...