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· October, 2009

Stories about Protest from October, 2009

20 October 2009

Saudi Arabia: Where Plagiarism is a Crime

Saudi bloggers are rallying to the support of a fellow blogger who claims that a newspaper had lifted photographs and copy from his blog without permission.

India: Factual Error In Lonely Planet Guide About Chennai

19 October 2009

China: Does Internet matter?

Russia: Election Fraud and Blogging

Reports of vote-rigging in the local elections, which took place in 75 of Russia’s 83 regions on Oct. 11, spurred protests by citizens and politicians in Moscow - and quite...

18 October 2009

Azerbaijan: Happy Birthday, Emin Milli

Wednesday saw the 30th birthday of detained youth activist and video blogger Emin Milli. Friends and other bloggers marked the event worldwide.

16 October 2009

Puerto Rico: Reflections on the National Strike

On October 15, thousands of Puerto Ricans flooded the streets to protest the government's lay-off of around 17,000 government employees. Flows of information, opinions, videos and images traveled through the...

Israel:Blog Action Day for the Environment

On Blog Action Day, October 15, Israeli bloggers were already looking ahead to October 24 when environmental organizations, activists, and bloggers too, are planning a day of climate change protest...

15 October 2009

Bangladesh: Article On War Criminals Censored

Puerto Rico: The National Strike (update)

Early this morning thousands of people began to flood the main avenues and highways of San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, as part of the national strike that aims...

13 October 2009

Puerto Rico: Ready for the National Strike

Puerto Rico and its bloggers are getting ready for the national strike next Thursday, October 15, which aims to paralyze the country for one day.

Bolivia: The Battle Over Machia Park

Located in the Cochabamba Tropics in Central Bolivia, Machia Park is home to the Inti Wara Yassi animal refuge. It is now under threat by a proposed road and many...

Japan: No Nukes Festa In Tokyo

11 October 2009

Guinea: A soldier's testimony on the massacre of September 28 in Conakry

The interview below is the testimony of a Guinean soldier who took part in the repression of the opposition demonstration in Conakry, in Guinea, on September 28, 2009. The interview...

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