12 September 2005

Stories from 12 September 2005

Singapore: online sedition

  12 September 2005

From a Singapore Angle rounds up blogger coverage of the two bloggers charged with sedition for racist remarks online. There is also a follow-up post here. mr brown has more views here. Omeka Na Huria asks: are they being made an example?

Guyana: Caribbean Internet Governance Forum

  12 September 2005

Taran Rampersad has a summary of last week's Caribbean Internet Governance Forum held in Guyana as well as Software Freedom Day. Jacqueline Morris, from Trinidad and Tobago was also at the Caribbean Internet Governance Forum.

Venezuelan Bloggers’ Views on Chavismo

  12 September 2005

The Venezuelan blogosphere portrays a fairly complex political spectrum rather than the bipolar one presented by mainstream media. The conversation is becoming more inclusive, allowing escualidos1, moderate opposition, neither-nor2, chavistas light3, and extreme Bolivarians to exchange arguments and build understanding about the country’s political situation. Recently, Kira Kariakin depicted the...

Ethiopia: World War Four

  12 September 2005

Ethiopundit, blogging on the anniversary of 9/11, says a fourth world war is being waged against those who seek to pervert Islam, “one of the world's great religions”, in the service of “a new totalitarianism”.

Power supply and IT

  12 September 2005

Timbuktu Chronicles takes note of the “Energy Solutions Toolkit” issued by USAID on how to use off-grid power sources for ICT projects in areas where power supply is unreliable.

Zimbabwe: Human Right Watch report

  12 September 2005

Human Rights Watch releases a statement on its new report into recent events in Zimbabwe, saying that the government of President Robert Mugabe has violated the human rights of hundreds of thousands of its citizens.

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