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· October, 2008

Stories about Protest from October, 2008

Myanmar: Bomb blasts in North Yangon

Bangladesh: Protest against religious zealots

Brazil: Call for reactions against media manipulation

Bolivia: Social Movement March Towards La Paz

Bangladesh: Sculptures, Bigots and Bloggers

A new controversy rattled Bangladesh last week. Authorities in Bangladesh were forced to remove five sculptures of Bauls (mystic folk singers) including Fakir Lalon Shah in front of the Zia...

India: Transport strike

Japan: Children in tears over potato fields, net users suspicious

India: Intolerance against media

China: Documentation of Ole Wolff Worker Protest in Yantai

Taiwan: An online protest against the American Institute in Taiwan

After being denied a U.S. tourist visa in September, Taiwanese artist Chen Chieh-jen started a website against the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) called, "I suspect that you intend to...

The Balkans: Macedonia and Montenegro Recognize Kosovo

On Oct. 9, Montenegro and Macedonia recognized Kosovo's independence. One blogger noted that "coincidentally, this raises the number of countries recognizing to exactly 50." Below are a few more responses...

Philippines: Blog Action Day 2008

Maldives: Election fever in blogosphere

The presidential election being held in Maldives is the first multi-party election in the country. This election is believed by many Maldivians as their chance to bring democracy to a...

Bahamas, Haiti: Eyes of a Child

Serbia: Campaign Against Sonja Biserko

Ukraine: Rally Against UPA

Trinidad & Tobago: Down in the Valley

Cuba: Imprisoned

China: A visit to one of Beijing’s ‘black jails’

Russia: Letter in Support of Svetlana Bakhmina

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