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· March, 2011

Stories about Digital Activism from March, 2011

29 March 2011

Syria: Complexity Behind the Protests

Unrest in Syria enters its second week, as anti-government protests continue in their bid to oust President Bashar al-Assad. Whilst it may seem that the unrest in Syria is a...

South Korea: Application for Radiation Levels Checkup

Russia: A Riot Police Officer's Twitter and Blog

28 March 2011

Syria: Free Muhammed Radwan

Libya: Facebook Group in Support of Eman Al Obeidy

Bermuda: Development vs. Conservation

China: Opinion Battle on Baidu's Copyright Infringement

More than fifty Chinese writers have formed an alliance protesting against copyright infringement by the Baidu Wenku platform, a Chinese version of Google Books which allows users to read, share...

Cuba: Implications of the Alan Gross trial

26 March 2011

Syria: Egyptian-American Tweep Accused of Spying

Egyptian-American Twitter user Muhammed Radwan (@battuta) was arrested in Syria and paraded on Syrian Television as a spy who is accused of allegedly visiting "Israel in secret and confessed to...

Iran: Syrians Protest “Neither Iran Nor Hezbollah!”

Several Iranian bloggers react to the slogan of Syrian protesters during Wednesday's march where people chanted “Neither Iran, nor Hezbollah!” Syria is an ally of Iran and is also friendly...

Brazil: The Cost of Financing Culture

Recent news that the Brazilian Ministry of Culture has authorized famous singer Maria Bethânia to raise R$ 1.3 million tax free (Brazilian reais - approximately US$ 777,000) to create a...

25 March 2011

Russia: Unexpected Results of Radiation Mapping

RuNet Echo

The crowdsourcing project of mapping radiation levels in Russia measured by private dosimeters not only became an interesting case of digital activism, but also showed some effects its creators didn’t...

Bahamas: Untimely Justice

Cuba: Ex-Prisoner's Travel Restricted

Cameroon: Government Interferes With Internet Service

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