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· October, 2011

Stories about Digital Activism from October, 2011

South Korea: Warning to Twitter Influencers Fails to Discourage Voters

South Korean capital, Seoul, elected a new mayor on October 26. The mayoral race was a fierce battle between an elitist female candidate from the ruling party and an outsider...

Russia: Pre-Election Scandals, YouTube Videos and Semi-Anonymous Protest

Brazil: Is the Ruling Party an LGBT Ally?

Bahamas: “War” Against Women & Children

Russia: Author of “the Barracks Blog” De-Anonymized, Allegedly Threatened

Russia: Site of Political Phone Pranks Launched

Russia: Hacked Mailbox of Anti-Corruption Blogger Published Online

Syria: Blogger Hussein Gharir “Missing”

Pakistan: Political Satire Becomes Internet Sensation

A recent song released on YouTube, by a group of young men from Lahore, has become an Internet sensation. The songs lyrics are heavily loaded with political satire, something that...

Mexico: President Signs Law Two Years After Daycare Centre Fire

On June 5, 2009, a fire in a daycare centre claimed the lives of 49 children and left 76 injured. The childrens' parents campaigned for a bill to improve the...

Azerbaijan: Twitter Diplomacy

Photos: Flash Mob Encouraging Youth to Vote, South Korea

Hungary: Live-Blogging Oct. 23 Opposition Protest in Budapest

Egypt: Catch the Former Regime Remnants

Last April, an Egyptian court ordered the dissolution of the political organization that ruled the nation for decades. Its members are however reinventing themselves, joining the lists of candidates vying...

Honduras: Blogger's Facebook Account is Shut Down

East Timor: Petition to Keep the Country Debt-Free

Cuba: Recounting Repression

Trinidad & Tobago: Making Anya the Fan Favourite

Haiti: Enough of Occupation

Russia: President's Visit to Journalism Department Under Attack of Social Media

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