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30 December 2009

Stories from 30 December 2009

China: Akmal's death sentence, a resolute No to memory of humiliation?

Akmal Shaikh, a British citizen convicted of smuggling heroine into China, was executed on Tuesday although his families along with the British government had pleaded for reprieve, claiming that he...

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Pakistan: Arson Attack After Bombing

India: Andaman Islands

India: Ten Lessons From Three Idiots

Indonesia: Email mom ‘not guilty’ says the High Court

Prita Mulyasari, a housewife who was charged with defamation by a hospital for an email complaint against a bad health service, was found not guilty by the Indonesian High Court....

Overcoming negative stereotypes in the South Caucasus

An online project using new and social media to overcome negative stereotypes in the South Caucasus entered a second stage last week when two blogging Azerbaijani journalism students and a...

Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago: Fave Islands

Bahamas: Inefficient Judiciary

China: Three prominent bloggers GFWed in the same week

Puerto Rico: On the Trail

Peru: Damage to Inca Walls Due to Construction of Hotel

Trinidad & Tobago: Partly Solved?

Jamaica: Over Hills and Valleys

Tunisia: The White Note Campaign Against Cyber Censorship

Tunisian bloggers organised a White Note Campaign to protest against online censorship on their blogs. One blogger decides to swim against the tide with a Black Note in protest.

Russia: Livejournal Shuts Down Putin's Critic

Ukraine: Election and Freedom of Speech

Russia: Kaliningrad's “Contraband Industry”

Poland, China: Lack of Response to Akmal Shaikh's Case

Belarus: New Internet Censorship Regulations Planned