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· September, 2013

Stories about Governance from September, 2013

Iran:Facebook and Twitter Blocked Again

Colombia's Agrarian Strike Enters Fourth Week

PHOTOS: Violent Dispersal of Election Protest in Cambodia

Human rights groups have condemned the excessive use of violence by the police in dispersing an election protest in Cambodia. The police reportedly used tear gas and live ammunition

Iran: Facebook, Twitter become Accessible

Police Arrest Protesters Protecting Macedonian City Park from Destruction

The protests, which began a month ago, are against the construction of a government building in Bristol Park, one of the last remaining green spaces in Skopje.

Local Police in Bangladesh Capital Dhaka Sign Up for Facebook

It's the first time that the police department has joined Facebook, but not it's first foray into new technologies.

Hungary's Justice System Slow in Fighting Racial Crime

After 5 years a Budapest court sentenced four men to life in prison for the murders of several Hungarian Roma. Hungarian government under pressure to prevent and fight racially motivated...

A Positive Example of Community Farming in Mozambique

Chinese Micro-bloggers Want to Un-verify User Account

Opinion Leader Charles Xue Forced to Prostitute Himself on Chinese State TV

Charles Xue's self criticism in front of CCTV reminded many of the "class struggle session" during the Cultural Revolution.

Dissecting Myanmar's Internet Connection Woes

Its Getting Hot In Sri Lanka

Thai Rubber Farmers Continue Protest Despite Government Subsidy Plan

Rubber farmers hit by falling prices have set up road and railway blockades early this month. The government recently announced a subsidy plan but this was rejected by some protesters

Comments On The Proposed RTI Bill Of Bhutan

Hackathon Mozambique Offers Design Contest

Catalans Around the World Claim Independence from Spain

Catalan communities all over the world are celebrating with human chains to claim independence from Spain.

Fuel Price Increase Divides Malaysia

Critics fear it would lead to higher cost of living while some believe the increase is reasonable given that Malaysia has one of the lowest fuel prices in the world

Indian Border Guard Acquitted in Brutal Shooting of Bangladeshi Girl

Photographs of her dead body tangled in the wire were widely published at the time. The court's decision touched off a wave of anger in Bangladesh.

Guinea Bissau's Parliament Rejects Amnesty for Coup Perpretrators

Story Behind the “Cancelled” Beijing Independent Film Festival

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