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12 March 2010

Stories from 12 March 2010

Thailand: Calm before the storm?

The March 12 anti-government rally in Thailand ended peacefully with the Red Shirts vowing to return to the streets this weekend as they continue to push for the dissolution of...

Saudi Arabia: The media on blogging

Qatar: FIFA World Cup bid makes friends on Facebook

Sri Lanka: The Crisis In Secondary Education

Maldives: Migrant Workers And Human Rights

Ghana: Free visa for FIFA World Cup not so free

Nigeria: Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop in Lagos

India: Educating Children About Pesicides

Nigeria: Retired Generals bury political differences

Uganda: Event to discuss LGBTI rights

Kenya: Nairobi becomes East Africa's tech heartbeat

Kenya, and specifically Nairobi, has in recent months become the technology heartbeat of Africa with conferences, launches, meet ups, summits and unconferences all running in quick succession.

India: The IPL Extravaganza

The 3rd season of the Twenty20 cricket extravaganza, The Indian Premier League (IPL), begins today in India. Indians are riding the wave of the IPL craze and netizens are also...

Greece: General strike rallies met with violence

General strike rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki against a second wave of austerity measures dictated by eurozone finance ministers were met with preemptive and simultaneous police attacks, according to citizen...

Global Voices Authors Speak Out Against Censorship

Today marks the World Day Against Cyber Censorship, an initiative promoted by global NGO Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in support of a single Internet that is unrestricted and accessible to...

Guadeloupe, Martinique: From dry season to drought

As some posts on GV have shown recently [Eng], the Caribbean has been going through a severe drought for the past few weeks. In the French West Indies, bloggers react...

Guadeloupe: Mainstream media biased?

Global: World Day Against Cyber Censorship

Internet censorship is still a major issue in many countries worldwide. With that in mind, the Paris-based international organization Reporters without Borders (RSF) is promoting its yearly World Day Against...

The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Ukraine: “Why So Little Internet”?

Ukraine: “Bandera Bashing Déjà Vu”

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