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· December, 2010

Stories about Digital Activism from December, 2010

20 December 2010

Côte d'Ivoire: Ivorian Internet Users Fear a New Era of Terror in Abidjan

The political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire is getting increasingly violent. According to the UN, 50 people were killed and 200 injured for the past three days. Traditional media were shunned...

19 December 2010

Belarus: Tweets and Pictures of Another Post-Election Rallies

Belarus: Presidential Election Day Ends in Protests and Crackdown

RuNet Echo

December 19, the 2010 presidential election day in Belarus, ended in mass protests, arrests and violent clashes with the riot police in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. Below is a...

17 December 2010

Haiti: Ballots Video

Jamaica: Documentary on Police Abuse

Brazil: Newspaper Folha de São Paulo censors satirical blog

The blog "Falha de Sao Paulo", created by brothers Lino and Mario Bocchini, as a parody of Brazil’s biggest newspaper company - Folha de Sao Paulo - was removed from...

15 December 2010

Côte d'Ivoire: Citizens Marching towards another “Orange Revolution”?

Although the atmosphere was already quite worrisome in Côte d'Ivoire, the tension level climbed up a few notches in the past few days. After a skirmish on December 12 between...

Mexico: Mapping the Heroes of Ciudad Juárez

Russia: “WikiFakes”

@MedvedevRussia, Are You Listening? A Story of 6 Months on Twitter

RuNet Echo

Since first appearing on Twitter in June 2010, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has become one of the most prominent tweeters on Russian Tweet-o-sphere. Yelena Osipova looks back at some of...

14 December 2010

Armenia: Facebook Storytelling

Kenya: Bloggers React To WikiLeaks Cables

Kenyans celebrated their 47th year since becoming a Republic on Sunday December 12, 2010.The speeches by the leadership including the Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Vice-President...

Cuba: Human Rights Day Arrests

Cuba: What About The 11?

13 December 2010

Azerbaijan: Adnan and Emin are back… and say thank you

Russia: A New Initiative to Release of Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Tanzania: The promising future of social media

Proches Tairo is the founder of Bongoline, a new online community for Tanzanians. I conducted an interview with him about the use of social media in Tanzania with particular reference...

12 December 2010

Armenia: Police target Emos

Although understood to be a fairly conservative and traditional country, reports that police in Armenia were targeting Emos, a stereotypically melancholic sub-culture associated especially with teenagers, caused alarm and outrage...

Taiwan bloggers on Wikileaks

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