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· April, 2009

Stories about Protest from April, 2009

30 April 2009

Kyrgyzstan: Elections and Ethnic Tensions

Kazakhstan: Internet Regulation Amendments Adopted in First Reading

Yesterday the Kazakh Parliament's lower chamber has approved the first reading of the draft law on online regulation, which is meant to equate all websites (including blogs, social networks, chatrooms,...

29 April 2009

Azerbaijan: Police

China: Growing climigration

Egypt's First Independent Union Formed

Egypt's real estate tax collectors have formed their first independent trade union since 1957. In addition to local recognition, the union has won international legitimacy after being accepted in the...

25 April 2009

Madagascar : Transitional government is trampling on freedom of speech

A series of unfortunate decisions taken by the Andry TGV Rajoelina, High Authority for the Transition (HAT) government--the violent arrest of a protester and the shutdown or intimidation of radio...

Brazil: Judges quarrel live on TV and scandalize the country

The live broadcast of a fight between two judges of the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF) has scandalized Brazilians and excited the blogosphere and social networks across the country.

Armenia: Debate over campaign promise overshadows 94th anniversary of WWI killings

Yesterday marked the 94th anniversary of the massacre and deportation of as many as 1.5 million ethnic Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire. Bloggers react to a statement made by...

Peru: Road Blockades in San Martín Region

23 April 2009

Moldova: If Voronin Had A Twitter

Indian Elections '09: Where The Shoe Pinches

When Muntadhar al-Zaidi hurled his shoes at the then US President George Bush, little did he know that his method of getting a point across would soon become viral across...

Azerbaijan: Email correspondence with expelled student activist

Nicaragua: Protesting Flor de Caña Rum For Poor Working Conditions

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