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· June, 2012

Stories about Elections from June, 2012

9 June 2012

Egypt: Spies Ads Feed Distrust In SCAF

Egypt State television aired two advertisements warning Egyptians from foreigners and spies. Netizens react to the ads with ridicule, reasoning and concern.

7 June 2012

France: Interview with Pirate Party candidates

Mexico: Netizens Weigh in on Documentary “Gimme The Power”

Mexicans weigh in on a politically charged documentary about the rock band Molotov. The film was released on Friday, June 1, 2012, exactly one month before the presidential elections.

Cambodia: No Surprise During Commune Elections

Cambodia's commune elections turned out to be peaceful and only few irregularities were reported. Online tools were used for the first time to spread information about the voting system. Netizens...

1 June 2012

Mexico: #YoSoy132 Youth Movement Generates Debate

The supposed non-partisanship of the far-reaching youth movement #YoSoy132 has prompted questions and opinions on social networking sites. With a month left before the Mexican elections, take a look at...

Uganda: Is Uganda Becoming a Monarchy?

Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been in power since 1986. A few weeks ago, citizens started speculating about who will succeed the president if he does not stand for...

Singapore: Bloggers Analyse Hougang By-Election

Singapore bloggers analyze the defeat of the ruling party in the Hougang Constituency by-election. They believe that it reflects the dissatisfaction of many voters over the leadership of the ruling...

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