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· October, 2008

Stories about Digital Activism from October, 2008

23 October 2008

Cuba, Jamaica: Press Freedom Index

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: The World's Vote

Jamaica: Abuse of Power

Kelele '09: African Bloggers’ Conference

Kelele is the Kiswahili word for noise. It is the name given to a gathering of African bloggers in the tradition of historical African societies where everyone has a voice....

Russia: Dozens of LJ Blogs Suspended, Then Restored

22 October 2008

Egypt: Laila Echoes Reverberate in the Land of the Nile

In its third year, the Kolena Laila (We Are All Laila) campaign took a different turn, reaching out to women with no access to the Internet and giving them a...

Russia, U.S.: LJ User Drugoi in NYC

LJ user drugoi, one of the most popular and prolific Russian bloggers, shares his wonderful photos of New York City - and his thoughts on some of the issues discussed...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Powell's Edorsement

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Bad Publicity

Barbados: Retail Prices

Jamaica: “Old Boy”

Japan: Outlawing Illegal Downloads

Japan: Insiders foretell Yamato Life's bankruptcy on 2-Channel

The effects of the American subprime loan crisis have arrived in Japan, and the first company fall victim to the outfall is Yamato Life Insurance Co. The Japanese mid-size insurer...

Hong Kong: Banana Politics

The Chief Executive Donald Tsang's policy speech last week didn't give people any surprise. The hottest subject is about Legislator Raymond Wong Yuk-man, Chair of the League of Social Democrats,...

Afghanistan: Sayed Pervez Kambakhsh's Sentence Commuted to 20 Years

At least it's not death: An Afghan appeals court overturned a death sentence Tuesday for a journalism student accused of blasphemy for asking questions in class about women's rights under...

21 October 2008

China: Microsoft vs. netizens

A hard battle is looming. Microsoft vs. millions of piracy users, international corporation vs. developing state, who will win the final victory?

India: Fail Camp

Cuba, U.S.A.: More than Politics

Jamaica: Senseless Murders

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