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· August, 2010

Stories about Politics from August, 2010

31 August 2010

Venezuela: Franklin Brito Dies After Several Hunger Strikes

Franklin Brito, a farmer who had been on a hunger strike since July 2009, died from a respiratory arrest in a military hospital on Monday night. Brito had lived through...

Russia: Video Depicting the Real Details of Putin's Trip

Cameroon: Prisoner of conscience Lapiro de Mbanga

Brazil: Bolivian Immigration in Numbers

Zimbabwe: Mugabe and the White African

Trinidad & Tobago: Not Yet

“I love Malaysia”

Malaysia: Racist Attack on Eve of Independence Day

On the eve of Malaysia's Independence Day, a story was reported on Facebook about an alleged racist attack by several teenagers. Here are some online reactions and reflections on racism...

Cuba: Same Old Song

Barbados: Back in the Saddle

30 August 2010

Ghana: Former President Connects With People On Facebook

It has been almost a year and half since John Kufuor respectfully handed over power to Ghanaian President Atta Mills. Despite leaving office, Kufuor still sees the need to communicate...

Cuba: Naming Names

Latin America: Blogging at Los Superdemokraticos

Cuba: Interrogation

Australia Still Waiting for a New Government

A week after its election, Australia is waiting for a new government. Neither side won a majority of the 150 House of Representative seats. Bloggers have been busy speculating not...

Russia: Bloggers Outraged by Putin's Interview

Russia: Online Cooperation as an Alternative for Government?

RuNet Echo

Gregory Asmolov analyzes causes of the highly successful cooperation within the Russian online community during the recent wildfires crisis and examines whether online collaboration can provide a sustainable alternative for...

West Africa: Drug Traffickers and Politico-Military Dictators

The UN assistant representative in Africa against drug trafficking Cyriaque Sobtafo recently stated that west Africa is now the hub for cocaine trafficking. Many countries are affected and the sudden...

Kuwait: Much Ado About Bu Qutada wa Bu Nabeel

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