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· October, 2011

Stories about Governance from October, 2011

25 October 2011

Mexico: President Signs Law Two Years After Daycare Centre Fire

On June 5, 2009, a fire in a daycare centre claimed the lives of 49 children and left 76 injured. The childrens' parents campaigned for a bill to improve the...

Jamaica: Conflict of Interest with Housing & Environment

Russia: Government Official Tries to Force Websites to Remove Discrediting Video

Azerbaijan: Twitter Diplomacy

Chile: State Security Law, Violence Deterrent or Repression?

On October 18, Chilean Interior Minister Rodrigo Hinzpeter invoked the State Security Law to punish the persons responsible for the burning of a bus during the protests supporting the student...

23 October 2011

Arab World: Cheering on Tunisia's Elections

Tunisians are receiving positive vibes from netizens across the Arab world as they go to the polls today to elect a 218 member constituent assembly which will rewrite the country's...

Moldova, Russia: Controversial Russian Blogger Escapes Prosecution in Moldova

RuNet Echo

Russian blogger Eduard Bagirov was detained in Chisinau, Moldova, this June and charged with organizing the April 2009 post-election riots there. He was released and placed under house arrest but...

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