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· April, 2010

Stories about Digital Activism from April, 2010

16 April 2010

Cuba: Testimony

Honorable Mention for Threatened Voices at Journalism Fest in Italy

USA: Lesbian Student Sent to “Fake Prom” in Mississippi

An 18-year old girl in Mississippi was barred from attending her high school prom in April because she planned to bring a female date and wear a tuxedo. Gay rights...

Kazakhstan: Internet Users Love Opera

Kyrgyzstan: Social Media Matters

14 April 2010

Iran: Has blogging become less popular since the election?

Did the presidential election change the dynamics of Iranian citizen media tools and channels? Eleven Iranian bloggers and media professionals representing different parts of the political spectrum answer a brief...

Haiti: Controversial Statistics

Barbados: Media Options

China: Web mobilizes to help Yushu earthquake victims

Between local government attempts to keep news of the Yushu earthquake contained and China's top leaders calling for "all-out" assistance from the public, desire from offline and virtual civil society...

Russia: New Book About Livejournal Announced

13 April 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: LGBT Rights

Cuba: Hunger Strike Victory

Morocco: Formerly Jailed Blogger Bashir Hazzam Tells His Story

Blogging can lead to jail in Morocco. Bashir Hazzam learned it the hard way when the authorities arrested him last December for reporting on the violent events that shook his...

11 April 2010

Iran: State Reaps Real Dividends of Double-edged Persecution

George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs, along with the Broadcasting Board of Governors, are sponsoring a half-day conference on Monday (April 12) in Washington DC entitled "Iran:...

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