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· July, 2011

Stories about Politics from July, 2011

29 July 2011

Senegal: Against a third term for President Wade

Kenya: Facebook Should Unfriend John Mwau

A Kenyan blogger, Daudi Were, has raised an interesting question about whether the U.S. government will be willing to enforce the Kingpin Act against Facebook for apparently doing business with...

Cuba: MSM Paying Attention

Bangladesh: Indigenous or Not Indigenous, That Is The Question

In recent months many Bangladeshi indigenous people have taken the streets holding meetings, human chains and rallies, demanding constitutional recognition of their identity. Bloggers also voice their opinions on this...

Cuba: Internet Restrictions

Iran: Islamic Republic's problem with ‘Chat’ and ‘Facebook’

28 July 2011

Equatorial Guinea: Blogging Political Cartoons

Peru: Reactions to Ollanta Humala's Swearing-In Ceremony

Africa: How Social Conservatives in Africa Use Anti-Globalization Struggle

Zambia: Blogger Thinks Late President Fixed Election Date

Zambia’s President Rupiah Banda on July 28 2011 finally announced September 20 as the election date. There has been debate in the country to have a fixed election date instead...

Haiti: Martelly's Promises

Trinidad & Tobago: National Strike on the Horizon?

Cuba: Differences of Opinion are Healthy

Malawi: A Chronological Account of Protests in Malawi From Afar

Bulgaria-Russia: Refinery Shutdown Causes Oil Crisis

Peru: Tweeting About President Alan García's Last Speech

Lebanon: Musician Arrested for Mocking President in Song

Lebanese musician Zeid Hamdan was detained briefly this week for allegedly defaming President Michel Suleiman in a song he released in 2010. Lebanese newspaper Assafir has since reported the Hamdan...

Lebanon: Maritime Dispute with Israel Escalates

Hezballah leader Hassan Nasrallah has exclaimed that God had given Lebanon an opportunity to rid itself of a crippling debt, and become a "rich country" by providing it lucrative offshore...

Russia: Political Campaigning Degenerates