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20 January 2010

Stories from 20 January 2010

Haiti: Restoring Communications and Local Media Networks

Haiti's communication infrastructure was seriously damaged after being devastated by a 7.0 earthquake on January 12. It can be very empowering for people in Haiti to be able to narrate...

Caribbean: Ready for another earthquake?

As stories and images of devastation pour out of Haiti, bloggers elsewhere in the Caribbean wonder if the earthquake-prone region is ready for the next major tremor.

Turkey: Solve the Hrant Dink case…

Haiti: A website to help locate survivors

Haïti: No haste about adoptions!

Barbados, Haiti: Power of Love

Sri Lanka: The Tamil Votebank

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Supporting Citizen Media

Cayman Islands: Earthquake Safety

Haiti: Communities

Sri Lanka: Pre-Election Surveys

Ukraine: Bloggers Discuss Presidential Election

Ukrainians went to the polls on Jan. 17 to choose their president from the 18 candidates running for the post this year. Opposition leader Victor Yanukovich received 35.32% of the...

India, Pakistan: Cricket Diplomacy

Egypt: Detained Bloggers Tell their Tales

More than 20 Egyptian bloggers, who were on their way to pay their respects to the families of the victims of the Coptic massacre, were arrested when their train arrived...

Russia: Yandex Released Most Popular Search Queries in 2009

Armenia: Prominent opposition figure sentenced

Haiti: aftershock effects

Reactions to a strong aftershock (6.1 magnitude) in southern Haiti this morning, as relief efforts continue more than a week after a major earthquake devastated the region around the capital.

Taiwan: Relevance of right-wing

Azerbaijan: 20th anniversary of Baku pogrom and Black January

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Black January, the day when the fledgling independence movement in Azerbaijan was brutally suppressed by Soviet troops ostensibly to curtail inter-ethnic tensions in the...

Hong Kong: Media harassment of activist