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· October, 2009

Stories about Digital Activism from October, 2009

20 October 2009

ICT4D: When mobile phones link with computers

The Future of ICT for Development

In the second of three posts, we ask: How are new technologies changing the field of ICT4D? Will linking computers to portable phones benefit human development in the developing world?

India: Factual Error In Lonely Planet Guide About Chennai

19 October 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Who's to Blame?

United Kingdom: ‘Super injunction’ lifted on Côte d'Ivoire waste dumping report

Trafigura, the British oil trader, has finally released The Guardian newspaper from a secret injunction preventing it from reporting the so-called Minton Report, after an extraordinary week of online activity.

Russia: Election Fraud and Blogging

Reports of vote-rigging in the local elections, which took place in 75 of Russia’s 83 regions on Oct. 11, spurred protests by citizens and politicians in Moscow - and quite...

Africa discusses Climate Change

Blog Action Day 2009 was an online event organized by Change.org. It was a virtual gathering of voices discussing climate change. Bloggers from a sampling of countries in Sub Saharan...

18 October 2009

Azerbaijan: Happy Birthday, Emin Milli

Wednesday saw the 30th birthday of detained youth activist and video blogger Emin Milli. Friends and other bloggers marked the event worldwide.

17 October 2009

Egypt: Campaign Against Abusive Publishers

An Egyptian blogger and author has had it with dealing with unscrupulous publishers and is taking the initiative to make the voices of authors not given a chance a a...

Tunisia: Watching Arab Media on HIV/AIDS

Conversations for a Better World

Zied Mhirsi is a Tunisian doctor and blogger, based in the USA, who is dedicated to fighting the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa. Last year,...

Bahamas: Fed Up With Crime

Trinidad & Tobago: Registration Legislation?

16 October 2009

Bermuda: PATI Pending

Puerto Rico: Reflections on the National Strike

On October 15, thousands of Puerto Ricans flooded the streets to protest the government's lay-off of around 17,000 government employees. Flows of information, opinions, videos and images traveled through the...

Cuba: Journalism Prize Winner Denied Permission to Leave Cuba

Yoani Sánchez, Cuban blogger writing in Generacion Y blog, was once again denied permission to leave the island nation of Cuba to go receive the 2009 Maria Moors Cabot journalism...

Israel: Sviva Israel is Best Practice in Social Media

Israel:Blog Action Day for the Environment

On Blog Action Day, October 15, Israeli bloggers were already looking ahead to October 24 when environmental organizations, activists, and bloggers too, are planning a day of climate change protest...

Posts in Portuguese on Blog Action Day '09

Portuguese-speaking bloggers from various countries have joined global bloggers on Blog Action Day to reach readers and raise awareness of climate change.

Caribbean: Blogging About Climate Change

October 15 is Blog Action Day 2009 and Caribbean bloggers are adding their voices to the global conversation about climate change.

15 October 2009

Greek Posts on Blog Action Day '09

This year's Blog Action Day was aimed at raising awareness about climate change. More than 150 Greek bloggers registered to participate.

Reading the world on Blog Action Day

More than 9000 bloggers are devoting a post to climate change today as part of Blog Action Day, an annual initiative started by Change.org to unite the world's bloggers in...

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