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· July, 2010

Stories about Digital Activism from July, 2010

23 July 2010

Egypt: Niqab ban in France stirs controversy

The lower house of the Spanish Parliament is debating a proposal to prohibit the wearing of body-covering burqas and face-covering niqabs in all public spaces in Spain, and the French...

Costa Rica: Human Trafficking Awareness

22 July 2010

Hong Kong: Citizen campaign to save Tai Long Beach

Many people have the impression that Hong Kong is a concrete forest made up with high rise buildings. However, actually 75% of the land in this global city is undeveloped...

Azerbaijan: Amnesty International campaign for convicted bloggers

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Bloggers build dialogue

Although a recent conference held earlier this month highlighted some of the shortcomings and dangers of using new and social media in conflict resolution, there is no doubt that online...

20 July 2010

Azerbaijan: Caucasus Women

Lebanon: The Rule of Dinosaurs

Shortly after the recent cyber censorship incidents in Lebanon, the term "The Rule of Dinosaurs" started to be used by the e-activists in their campaign against this invasion of their...

Russia: Roadtrip to Caucasus

18 July 2010

Ecuador: The National Day of the Condor

A resolution taken by the Ministry of Agriculture in 1991 declared July 7 as the National Day of the Condor in Ecuador. Unfortunately, the day goes by unnoticed by many...

17 July 2010

Brazil: Electoral Blogsphere Censored

Censorship in the Brazilian blogsphere is an extremely sensitive issue due to a dictatorship past when it was legal. As the presidential elections of 2010 approach, the siege tightens and...

16 July 2010

Jamaica: People's Party

Cuba: Looking In from the Outside

Southeast Asia: Sex and web censorship

Regulating internet content today is viewed as an anti-democratic practice but Southeast Asian governments seem able to justify it by invoking the need to save the young from the scourge...

Croatia: Official Zagreb Protest Blog

Brazil: Call for the First Progressive Bloggers Meeting