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· March, 2008

Stories about Governance from March, 2008

Slovakia: Newspapers Protest Imposition of Interactivity

Czech Republic: Micro-Fee vs “Micro-Bribe”

Romania, Hungary, Austria: Marshal Antonescu; “Political Irrelevance”

Bulgaria: Against Internet “Bugging”

This year, the Bulgarian government has issued a decree, which, among other things, allows the security services to gather from each internet user the data about who they have written...

Brazil: March for the end of the Gaza Strip

Mozambique: Protests againt cost of living in Africa

Uzbekistan: Presidential Daughter Establishes Think-Tank

Afghanistan: Hazara People Want Justice

Brazil: Blogs banned from the 2008 elections

Brazil is warming up for local elections later this year, but the Supreme Electoral Court has just passed regulations that have raised eye-brows throughout the blogosphere: only candidates' purpose-built web...

Belarus: Freedom Day Protest

On Tuesday, March 25, police broke up an opposition rally in the capital of Belarus, beating protesters with truncheons and detaining dozens of people. Veronica Khokhlova translates two bloggers' first-hand...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: New UNESCO Heritage Site; New Cross Memorial

Elia Varela Serra reviews bloggers' reactions to one of the main news in the Bosnian blogosphere this week: the addition of the Višegrad stone bridge to UNESCO's World Heritage List....

Ukraine, Poland: Tusk Visits Kyiv

Romania: Corruption

Belarus: Emanuel Zeltser's Detention

Russia, U.S.: A Foreign Policy View

Macedonia, Greece: More on the Name Dispute

China: Responses to the Dalai Lama's appeal

As Lhasa has supposedly quieted down, the anti-CNN.com crowd has gone off the deep end, that might be worth exploring more. The death threats they've been making towards Western media...

Peru: Puno Leader Seeking Greater Autonomy for Region

The Regional President of Puno, Hernán Fuentes, has called for increased financial, administrative and political autonomy for one of the poorest regions of Peru. Some local bloggers agree that Puno...

Pakistan: A new accountability bureau

Iran: Save nature please!

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