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17 February 2010

Stories from 17 February 2010

Russia: Human Rights Activists’ Blogs

Russia: Avatar & North Caucasus – Fiction vs Reality

Sri Lanka: World Bank And Web Censorship

India, Pakistan: A Pakistani In Mumbai

Nepal: Solidarity With India

India: Managing Mountain Waste

My Name is Khan – Cultural Politics in India

A look at the Hindi blog-posts related to the Bollywood film 'My Name Is Khan' reveals an interesting fact - that the reactions to this film have more to do...

Anguilla: Elections Results

Guyana: Visiting Kaieteur

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving Carnival

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Tuesday

Barbados, Canada: Sentencing Today

Haiti: A Month Later

Pakistan: Let The Kites Fly

A Lahore Court banned kite flying in Punjab province of Pakistan in 2005 citing it as a dangerous game and deprived many residents of the joys of Basant festivities. Some...

Japan: Cool bizz campaign

Burqa Strains Multicultural Australia

Since the proposed bans on the wearing of the burqa in France, the issue has been simmering in the Australian blogosphere. An Australian radio shock-jock, and ex-police officer, drew criticism...

China: The Party’s Policies are yakexi

“SOS Internet Indonesia”

The Indonesian government plans to create a team which will regulate internet content in the country. The plan is to censor pornography, gambling, racism and other immoral content in cyberspace....

Singapore: Military robotics

Singapore: Minimum wage

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