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· September, 2010

Stories about Governance from September, 2010

30 September 2010

Ecuador: Police Strike Denounced as Attempt to Destabilize Country

The Ecuadorian police are leading a strike against reforms to the public service law, unleashing chaos in the country. Since this morning, Twitter users have been reporting on the events...

Should Bangladesh Send Troops To Afghanistan?

The Bangladesh Army has earned a reputation in contributing troops for different United Nation Peacekeeping Operations across the world. However, recently the country received an extra-ordinary request for troops to...

Nepal: Political Gridlock Continues

Pakistan: Don't Feed The Rumor Mill

Trinidad & Tobago: The Big Question

India: A Plebiscite In Kashmir

China: 7 Departments on censorship

Russia: Landscape and Trends of Online Transparency Initiatives

RuNet EchoTechnology for Transparency Network

Alexey Sidorenko analyzes the five main groups of the Russian transparency projects: official and semi-official transparency websites; chaotic transparency communities; online representation of civil activism NGOs; next-generation transparency and civil...

29 September 2010

Hungary: Citizens Protest Against Auchan Shopping Mall

Marietta Le posts an update on the ongoing efforts by Hungarian citizens to save the Dunakeszi marsh, which would be destroyed if Auchan Hungary's expansion continues as planned.

Haiti, Dominican Republic: The Presence of DR Troops

Russia: “Web of Justice”

RuNet Echo

The Russian Internet is presented, especially in some Western media, as being one of the few democratic forums in the country. However, these reports should be taken with a grain...

Africa: University of Texas Africa Conference 2010

28 September 2010

Hungary: AGRI Pipeline Project

Russia: Moscow Mayor's Dismissal

Bermuda: “Mockumentary”?

Iran: The Art and Design of the ‘Green Movement’

“Where is my Vote” is an exhibition of 150 political posters for the Green Movement in Iran that was on display at the School of Visual Arts in New York...

Egypt: “The Inevitable Mubarak Photoshopping Contest”

In its coverage of the 2010 Peace Talks–the latest round of direct negotiations between leaders from Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Egypt, and the US, Al Ahram newspaper used Photoshop skills to...

Slovenia: Ljubljana City Council Election

Russia: Moscow Mayor Luzhkov Fired

Iran:Derakhshan sentenced to 19.5 years in prison

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