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· February, 2011

Stories about Governance from February, 2011

Maldives: Abolishing the Government Bond system

Iran: A Blogger Who Prayed to See Protesters Beaten

After widespread protests in Iran on February 14, Iranian cyber-activists flooded the internet with videos, photos and tweets from the demonstrations. Meanwhile, a different interpretation of events exists on the...

Philippines: Laptop registration proposal

Haiti: Preventable Suffering

Cuba: Damas de Blanco Attacked

Turks & Caicos, Barbados: Disappearing Blog

Jamaica: Nothing for the Youth?

Singapore: “Flawed” immigration policy

Malaysia: Rally against ‘racist’ book

Argentina: Hackathons and Budget Transparency in Bahía Blanca

As we have witnessed in the last month, there are moments in civic life that drive citizens to change and challenge institutions, to create solutions and to express their concerns...

Central African Republic: Are citizens better off without elections

Africa: Let's Talk About African Governments

Zambia: Minister Uses Facebook to Announce Government Policies

Zambia’s education minister Dora Siliya who is also ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) spokesperson, has in the last few months used Facebook to make important government policy announcements as...

Russia: Police Receives Right to Close Websites Without Court Order

India: The Future Of Delhi

Mexico: Kidnapping Case Affects Diplomatic Relations with France

Relations between Mexico and France have been strained due to the kidnapping conviction of French national Florence Cassez in Mexico City. Cassez was arrested in 2006, accused of kidnapping charges...

Cambodia: Who Ordered the Blocking of Opposition Websites?

Since January, certain anti-government websites have been inaccessible in Cambodia. Service providers blame it on technical issues while the government claims it does not promote censorship. But media groups leaked...

Azerbaijan: Join Us

Armenia: Rapping the Revolution of Reform

Lebanon: March Against Sectarianism #Feb27 #uniteLB

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