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6 December 2009

Stories from 6 December 2009

Iran: People chanted “God is Great” on rooftops

India: Value First

Iran: Tensions Rise as Student Day Approaches

The Iranian opposition has planned a large demonstration for Monday, December 7 as Iran marks the annual Students Day. Online expressions of solidarity are appearing worldwide.

Cambodia: Facebook impact on blogging

Philippines: Aerial view of Davao

Cambodia: Ban sale of dog meat

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge parade video

Australia Faces 2010 Climate Change Election

The fortnight before Copenhagen has seen a topsy-turvy political bun-fight in Australian climate politics. The Rudd Labor government’s Emissions Trading Scheme Bill was amended after negotiations with the conservative Liberal...

Indonesia: Coins for justice

Netizens have launched a campaign to collect the money in form of coins to show support for Prita Mulyasari, an Indonesian housewife who wrote an online complaint against a bad...

HIV spread in Indonesia

Indonesia is facing a huge challenge in tackling the spread of HIV virus in the country. Health agencies believe that the number of HIV-positive patients are bigger than currently reported.

Iran: Internet access down pre-protests

Russia: Mobile Internet Provider Filters Opposition Websites

Russia: A Blogger's Account of the Rescue Effort in Perm

RuNet Echo

At least 109 people died and more than 130 were injured Friday night in a fire and the resulting stampede at a nightclub in the city of Perm. A blogger...