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· June, 2011

Stories about Digital Activism from June, 2011

26 June 2011

Africa: 11 Ways For African Revolutionaries to Get Around Internet Blockades

Kuwait: Flip Your Avatar, Show Support to the Bidun!

Kuwait has around 100,000 stateless people or Bidun - meaning without nationality. They have no papers, ID cards, access to government education and health care, birth or death certificates. With...

24 June 2011

Cuba: Old & Black

Syria: Blogging Day for Syria

Today marks the 100th day since the protest movement found its foothold in Syria. A 100 days later, more than 1,400 deaths, and three presidential speeches, the protest movement is...

Macedonia: .mk Twitter Republic

Protests continue in Macedonia, as the authorities keep silent about the people's demands of accountability, political responsibility and an end to police brutality. On Sunday, a new symbol was displayed...

A Syrian Solution for North Korea

Belarus: Police Crack Down on Minsk Protest

RuNet Echo

A non-violent rally in Minsk, organized via a social network, ended up with more than 450 people detained. Arrests, trials and numerous detentions, however, do not appear to have stopped...

23 June 2011

Syria: “We Support Bashar and Want the World to Leave us Alone”

Do all Syrians hate Bashar Al Assad and his regime? An accusation that our coverage of the Syrian "revolution" at Global Voices Online has been one-sided, has sent us on...

Macedonia: How the Protests Started

Macedonia: Spreading the Word About the Protests, in Spanish

Egypt: A Decade of Street Activism Discussed at Tweet Nadwa

In what is set to become a weekly event, Egyptian Twitter users gathered once again for a second round of their twitter-simulating discussions known as Tweet Nadwa [ar] (forum) to...

South Korea: Slut Walk in Seoul, Protesting Against Sexual Violence

22 June 2011

Bahrain: Opposition Leaders Sentenced to Jail

Opposition movements in Bahrain suffered a blow today after the military court, or National Security Court as it is called in Bahrain, sentenced 21 opposition figures to jail. Eight of...

21 June 2011

Iran: Paris Flashmob Marks Two Years Since Election

On June 12, 2011, to mark two years since Iran's disputed election, United4Iran and Move4Iran coordinated a flash mob in a Paris metro station to draw attention to ongoing human...

Bulgaria: E-Book On Internet and Mobile Tracking

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