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· June, 2011

Stories about Governance from June, 2011

27 June 2011

Thailand: ‘Vote No’ Campaign

Thais will troop to the polls next week and although the opposition is leading in some surveys, there is still no certainty of any group clinching a landslide victory. Unusually,...

Spain: Manuel Castells at #AcampadaBCN

East Timor: UN agencies directed to use Tetum language

Azerbaijan: A military show of strength or rhetoric for domestic consumption?

China: The politics of hydroelectricity

26 June 2011

China: Lawyers for Murder Suspects Detained Under Controversial Law

After four defense attorneys were recently detained for challenging confessions to a murder in Guangxi province which their clients are presumed to have given following the use of police force,...

Tanzania: Tanzania 2011 Scorecard

Africa: 11 Ways For African Revolutionaries to Get Around Internet Blockades

Africa: Thoughts of Africa 2.0

Peru: Residents of Puno Resume Protests

Once again the inhabitants of the Puno region have taken to the streets in protests, this time against the contamination caused by the mining of minerals. Six people died as...

China: Update on the Independent Candidate Campaigns

The spokesperson for the Commission on Legislative Affairs of the National People’s Congress stated [zh] on June 8 2011 that no legal basis exists for independent candidacy in grassroots people's...

24 June 2011

Barbados: The Warner Effect

Trinidad & Tobago: The CL Financial Letter

Mozambique: The Controversial Basket Against Poverty

In Mozambique, one of the measures proposed by the Government to mitigate the impact of the increases in the cost of living for Mozambicans has generated controversy with citizens. In...

Colombia: Video Mapping the City to Hip Hop

In just four days, a creative cast of characters got together in the city of Medellin, Colombia, where they set out to produce videos and place them on a map...

23 June 2011

Europe: “Greek Drama Doesn't Transcend Hellenic Borders”

Balkans: Ratko Mladic and Justice

Croatia: EU Membership Approval

On June 10, 2011, Croatia was cleared to become the newest member state of the European Union. There is still a long road before Croatians are officially a part of...

Macedonia: How the Protests Started

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