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· May, 2011

Stories about Photos from May, 2011

20 May 2011

Spain: “Yes We Camp,” Mobilizing on the Streets and the Internet

Since May 15, people in Spain have taken the streets to demand democracy in advance to the upcoming elections, with thousands camping out in cities across the country. Protesters and...

19 May 2011

Uganda: Walk to Work Protests in Photos

Ugandans are taking to the streets to protest rising fuel and food prices and rapid inflation. Police have been using pink paint, tear gas and live bullets against the protesters....

Cameroon: Google Android Developer Challenge in Douala

18 May 2011

Azerbaijan: Eurovision-induced sexual revolution?

Puerto Rico: A Cry for Justice, No More Violence Against Women

This year in Puerto Rico, 15 women (two more cases are under investigation) have been murdered by their partners or ex partners. In the context of a population of almost...

Chile: Massive Protests Continue Against Hidroaysén Power Station

After the approval of the construction of the Hidroaysén hydrolectric power station in the Aysén region of the Patagonia of Chile on May 9, 2011, there have been many protests...

Russia: Church of Scientology in Moscow

15 May 2011

Azerbaijan: Eurovision Victory

Surprising many, Azerbaijan won last night's Eurovision Song Contest in Dusseldorf, Germany. Bloggers and social media users covered the event extensively.

13 May 2011

India: 34 Years of Communist Rule Ends in West Bengal

West Bengal today witnessed history in the making when the Indian state's 34 year long Communist rule was ousted from power by Mamata Banerje - leader of the All India...

Uganda: Museveni’s Swearing in Overshadowed by Rival's Return

Ugandan netizens discuss the swearing in ceremony of Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni which was overshadowed by the arrival of his rival and three time challenger Dr. Kizza Besigye who...

Mexico: Day 4: 80,000 Citizens Demand Peace, Justice and Dignity Against the War on Drugs

The National Protest for Peace, Justice and Dignity started its final stage early on Sunday, May 8. Geraldine Juárez shares reports, images and videos of the day's events.

12 May 2011

Spain: Earthquake Shakes Murcia

Lorca, in the region of Murcia, Spain, was shaken by two earthquakes that have caused nine casualties to date and approximately 300 injured. Information, opinions, and support has spread through...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Thomas de Waal — narrative of peace necessary

10 May 2011

Russia: President Medvedev Meets Russian Internet Community

RuNet Echo

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met leaders of the Russian Internet community for three hours of discussion about Internet regulation. Gregory Asmolov, who took part in the meeting, shares his impression...

Gabon: Parliamentary Immunity Removal Could Spark Protests

Gabon's political crisis has deepened recently, with the removal of opposition politician Andre Mba Obame's parliamentary immunity by a National Assembly vote. There are fears the move could tip the...

Mexico: Images From May 8 ‘March for Peace’

Honduras: Teachers on Hunger Strike

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