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· December, 2011

Stories about Governance from December, 2011

Iran: “Law of Computer Crimes” and Parliamentary Elections

Online Highlights from the Portuguese-Speaking World in 2011

2011 has been another year in which bloggers and activists from a number of Portuguese-speaking countries have come together to report, translate and promote blogs and citizen media from all...

Somalia: Crimes against Journalists Increased In 2011

Iran: A petition for a jailed activist

Iran: Rafsanjani's site was filtered

Iran: Student activist was released after 11 years

Iran:”Parliament is like Animal House”

Argentina: New Anti-Terrorism Law Raises Concerns

Russia: AIDS Epidemic – “Shame Russia Shame”

International organizations are taking notice of Russia's AIDS epidemic and the hurdles the country faces in combating it. Recent international attention has been directed toward Russia's healthcare system, the stigma...

Bangladesh: Suggestions for the New International Crimes Tribunal

China: Police border control servers got hacked

India: A Letter to the Home Minister, Protesting Forced Eviction

Guyana: crime and insecurity

Bermuda: rethinking ties with Britain?

Jamaica: missing children

India:The Need to Look Beyond the Middle Class

Russia: Social Network In-Between Security Services and Free Market

As social networks in Russia like Vkontakte play an ever increasing role in communication between post-election protesters, so too grows the interest of the security services to limit them. This...

Latin America: Youth Unemployment

Russia: The Opposition in St. Petersburg Fails to Reach Understanding

December 2011 post-election protest events consist of two elements: 'professional oppositioners' and concerned citizens. In Moscow those two elements managed to get together. In St. Petersburg, however, the meeting was...

Pakistan: The Night Benazir Bhutto was Killed

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