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· January, 2012

Stories about Politics from January, 2012

Cuba: Human Rights Double Standard

Russia, Syria: Anti- and Pro-Assad Facebook Comment Attack

Puerto Rico: Waste of Money

Cuba: Upwardly Mobile?

Bermuda: “Constant Circus”

Panama: President Receives Draft for New Constitution

Bolivia: Pro-Road March Reaches La Paz

China: The legacy of Wukan

Moldova: Anti-Government Protests Receive Little Endorsement From Netizens

For the past two weeks Moldovans have been out in the streets, protesting. These protests, however, have received very little endorsement from Moldova's online community. Diana Lungu explains why.

Macedonia: “Conformism, Hypocrisy and Opportunism”

Cuba: Pope's Visit & Human Rights

South Africa: Student Anti-Racism Poster Causes a Stir

South Africa's Democratic Alliance Students Organisation recently released a controversial poster as part of their anti-racism campaign, which shows a naked mixed-race couple embracing. The poster has caused a huge...

Trinidad & Tobago: Reviving Capital Punishment?

Iran: Asylum seeker committed suicide

Cuba: No Political Reforms

Jamaica: Types of Racism

Peru: Terrorism, Youth and Social Networks

One of the strongest repercussions of the MOVADEF's decision to apply to register as a political party is the amount of young activists and supporters the group has attracted and...

Malaysia: Temiar Blockade and Indigenous Rights

Eight indigenous peoples were arrested in Malaysia for attempting to set up a blockade and prevent loggers from entering their village. The villagers are against the agricultural project of the...

Hungary: “We Voted For Orbán, Not For Goldman Sachs”

Last Saturday, after several protests against the government's policies, Hungarians supporting those in power decided to hold a rally of their own, too. Marietta Le reports.

Slovakia: Protesting Corruption, Protesting “Gorilla”

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