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· November, 2010

Stories about Digital Activism from November, 2010

24 November 2010

Cuba: Democratic Change?

Ukraine: Social Media Play Crucial Role in Covering Anti-Tax Code Protests

On Nov. 22, several thousand Ukrainian entrepreneurs from different regions gathered in Kyiv to protest against the new tax code approved by the Ukrainian Parliament last Thursday. While the country’s...

23 November 2010

Iran: We are all Computer Criminals

Iran's government has a law at its disposal that make it possible to label almost any Internet user a criminal. The “Law of Computer Crimes” was approved by Iran's parliament...

Tanzania: NGO 2.0: Reflections on the year of blogging

Daraja is a Tanzanian NGO, which aims to make local institutions more responsive to the needs rural communities in Tanzania. The mission of Daraja is to empower communities and local...

Brazil: President Lula grants blogosphere first-ever interview

Serbia: Abuse of Stray Animals Continues

The Serbian President is willing to adopt a severely mutilated dog called Mila, which became a symbol of the suffering of Serbia's stray animals. However, despite all the publicity, horrifying...

21 November 2010

Guinea-Bissau: The Dictatorship of Consensus and Aly's Temptation for Accusations

With the blog Ditadura do Consenso, António Aly Silva became the most visible and active face of Guinea-Bissau's blogosphere. In this interview, Global Voices tries to understand why Aly can't...

Brazil: five days of cyber-activism to end violence against women

Bulgaria: Reactions to Hate Speech Against Arabs and Islam

Kapka Siderova, the wife of a far-right nationalist politician in Bulgaria, made some controversial statements about Arab women on a popular talk show yesterday, sparking outrage and allegations of racism...

20 November 2010

Kenya: Kenya Matters

Iran: World's Youngest Detained Blogger on Trial

The Iranian government is not only world-class when it comes to persecuting bloggers, they have also set numerous records: from the first jailed blogger in history, to the first blogger...

19 November 2010

China: First case of Twitter inquisition

A woman in China was sentenced to one year of ‘re-education through labour’ for sending a single tweet, under the charge of 'disrupting social order.'

Trinidad & Tobago: A Different View

Armenia: Police crackdown on ‘Emos’