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· July, 2010

Stories about Protest from July, 2010

19 July 2010

Cuba: Future of “Las Damas”

Iran: Bazaars Closed for Business as Merchant Strikes Continue

Merchant strikes in the main bazaar of Tehran have entered a second week in protest of higher taxes. Several citizen journalists reported this event, while official media keeps silent and...

18 July 2010

India: From Stone Pelting In Kashmir Streets To Facebook Protests

Indian administered Kashmir valleys are boiling over tensions and rage against Indian security forces over killing of a number of young protesters. An SMS ban ensued to stop rumors and...

17 July 2010

Brazil: Electoral Blogsphere Censored

Censorship in the Brazilian blogsphere is an extremely sensitive issue due to a dictatorship past when it was legal. As the presidential elections of 2010 approach, the siege tightens and...

Senegal: Protests Against Frequent Power Outages

16 July 2010

Southeast Asia: Sex and web censorship

Regulating internet content today is viewed as an anti-democratic practice but Southeast Asian governments seem able to justify it by invoking the need to save the young from the scourge...

Croatia: Official Zagreb Protest Blog

Croatia: Protests Continue Following Mass Arrests

15 July 2010

Croatia: Police Breaks Up Peaceful Protest in Zagreb

Croatian police broke up a peaceful protest against usurpation of public space in the center of Zagreb and arrested at least 11 civic activists. Once again, Twitter is the main...

14 July 2010

Equatorial Guinea: Portuguese as its Third Official Language

United Kingdom: Video Tagging to protest Nokia's Actions in Iran

Reverse the Wave is a blog by Ms.Deena DeNaro-Bickerstaffe, an artist who is “video tagging” public buildings with documentary footage from the Iranian election protests in 2009 to draw attention...

12 July 2010

Brazil: Prejudice against Paraguay in the Media

A diplomatic incident between Brazil and Paraguay broke out in the same day that the latter was eliminated from the World Cup. In focus is a prejudiced video report about...

Russia: From National Bolshevik to Another Russia

9 July 2010

Peru: Emergency in Huancavelica Caused by Mine Tailings

The Opamayo River in the Huancavelica region was contaminated with mine tailings when a deposit suddenly yielded and its contents spilled on the waters of the river, which is already...

Cuba: Hunger Striker Ends Protest

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