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· April, 2011

Stories about Humanitarian Response from April, 2011

Italy: Initiative in Support of Ai Weiwei

Ukraine: Stories From the Charity Walk to Chornobyl

Afghanistan: Opium production for 2011 set to rise

Belarus, Ukraine: “Chernobyl: The First Month”

North Korea: North Korean Defectors’ Remittances to Families in North

China: Rescuing Dogs

Chile: Nurse Expedites Organ Transport Using Twitter

Cristina Bizama, a nurse at Talca hospital in Chile, has devised a way to speed up the transport of organs from the city of Talca to the capital, Santiago, some...

China: The Murder Case of Yao Jiaxin

Over the past few months, the cold-blooded murder of a young woman, Zhang Miao, by affluent music student Yao Jiaxin, has been the most heated topic on the Chinese Internet....

Colombia: Anti-Personnel Mines and the “Remángate” Campaign

April 4, 2011, marked the celebration of the International Day of Awareness of Anti-personnel Mines. In Colombia, the Presidential Program for Action Against Anti-personnel Mines (Paicma) joined corporate groups and...

Kazakhstan: Bloggers Keep an Eye on Floods as Official Media Keep Quiet

Two large cities in Kazakhstan are suffering from major floods, situated in the centers of two provinces – Uralsk in the western part of the country and Ust-Kamenogorsk in the...

Myanmar: Quake victims need water and zinc sheets

North Korea: Starving People Welcome Big Forest Fires

Egypt: “I really sympathize with Mubarak”

Hany George, an Egyptian blogger and activist shares a true story from Tahrir Square that he dedicates to all the people who still sympathize with ousted president Hosni Mubarak as...

Ukraine: Chernobyl Charity Walk on April 22

Côte d'Ivoire: Brutality Continues After Gbagbo's Capture

Since their capture on April 11, 2011, pictures of former Côte d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo, his wife, and their entourage have spread on the web and via international newspapers. One...

North Korea: One American Has Been Detained

Japan: Quakebook, a book born on Twitter

Japan: A Japanese medical aid worker's diary

Belarus: Reactions to Subway Explosion

A bomb blast inside the Oktyabrskaya station of the Minsk metro has so far left 11 dead and wounded hundreds. Ashley Cleek had been collecting information and bloggers' reactions in...

Russia: Two Projects Win The BOBs People's Choice Awards

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