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· May, 2010

Stories about Politics from May, 2010

28 May 2010

Pakistan: Attacks in Lahore at Ahmadi Mosques

Russia: Blogger and Activist Arrested for Viral Video

Iran: Two Bloggers and Student Leader on Hunger Strike in Prison

Two bloggers and one leading student activist - deprived of their pen and blogs in an Iranian prison - are now using a hunger strike to protest prison conditions and...

27 May 2010

Jamaica: Dudus, Security & Seaga

In the Tivoli Gardens area of Jamaica's capital city – home turf of alleged drug lord Michael Christopher “Dudus” Coke and epicentre of the unrest that has gripped the Caribbean...

Brazil: Bloggers React to Iran-Brazil-Turkey Nuclear Deal

Brazilian bloggers react to the deal reached between Brazil, Turkey and Iran concerning the uranium enrichment of the latter: from optimism to skepticism, here are some thoughts on the role...

Trinidad & Tobago: Offering Advice

India: Controlling Export Of Cotton

St. Lucia: Gun Violence

Jamaica: Resetting the Clock

Jamaica: Latest Updates

Twitter has been buzzing with the latest developments regarding Jamaica's state of emergency. Things began to look "much better" late yesterday: wanted men were turning themselves in, one international mainstream...

Jamaica: Situation Improving?

Four days into the state of emergency imposed on the Jamaican capital, the situation is becoming clearer - not simply in terms of statistics - but in understanding the chain...

Russia: “Circassian Nationalism and the Internet”

Russia: Coalmine Disaster Victims’ Families vs Thugs?

26 May 2010

Russia: Explosion in Stavropol

Bahamas: Waiting on the Budget

Colombia: Presidential Election and Campaigning in Citizen Media

The Colombian Presidential election is scheduled for May 30, in which Juan Manuel Santos and Antanas Mockus are considered the frontrunners. The contest is actively being discussed in citizen media...

Jamaica: Bloggers Look at the Lighter Side

West Indians have a saying, "If you don't laugh, you'll cry." Certainly, the current wave of violence in Jamaica - is nothing to laugh about. But after days of sobering...

Ukraine: Interview With Kyiv Post's Editor-in-Chief

Ethiopia: EU monitors release preliminary findings

Uganda: Freedom of press under attack

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