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· March, 2010

Stories about Politics from March, 2010

France/Spain: Blog censorship

Bhutan: State Funding For Political Parties

Barbados, Jamaica: Dancehall Show Cancelled

Russia: Website Closed By Police Order

Sri Lanka: The Akon Controversy

A recent video of R&B singer-songwriter Akon featuring a group of scantly clad women dancing at a pool party in front of a Buddha statue caused much uproar in Sri...

Trinidad & Tobago: Money Done

China: Characters in leaders’ names made sensitive search terms on Google

Myanmar: Why Is There No Backup Plan?

Myanmar: NLD Challenges Election Laws

Philippines: Online Campaigning

Russia: “Drugs and Hookers Scandal”

Palestine: Anger At Opening Of Hurva Synagogue

Last week the rebuilt Hurva, or Ruin, Synagogue was opened in the old city of Jerusalem, amidst a wave of protests by Palestinians. The opening has been denounced by a...

Estonia: Blank pages of press freedom protest

Moldova: Fear for a fifth column

Côte d'Ivoire: War of Words between Political Figures

Trinidad & Tobago: Disconnected?

Argentina: Arrest Order Against Judge's Father Creates Controversy

Argentinean Judge María José Sarmiento believes that the arrest order for her father, accused of human rights abuses in the 1970s, is "obviously related" to her ruling against the government...

Jamaica: Blake Dies

Rio Tinto and Chinalco Sign a Joint Deal with Guinean Junta over Mining Project

Chile: President Piñera's Unsold Shares in LAN Airlines

Chilean president Sebastián Piñera made a campaign promise to sell all of his shares in LAN Airlines by the time he took office on March 11, 2010, something he has...

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