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23 March 2010

Stories from 23 March 2010

Guatemala: Transport Blockades as Protest

Spain: MyWorld Video Winner tackles unemployment

Nepal: Twitter And Facebook Reactions On Girija Prasad Koirala's Death

Africa: Crowdfunding in Africa

Pakistan: Intervention Of The Judiciary

Kenya: Is Makmende Kenya's first Internet sensation?

Bangladesh: ‘CrossFire’ Photo Exhibition Barred By Police

Is Russia an Enemy of Internet?

RuNet Echo

The degree of freedom on the Russian Internet is an issue for debates. Some put Russia on the same list of "Internet enemies" with China and Iran. Others strongly oppose...

Nepal: Death of a polarizing ‘statesman’

Former Nepalese Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala passed away on Saturday March 21st, after prolonged illness. The legacy of this often controversial and polarizing figure is being discussed by Nepali...

Pakistan: Child Abuse On The Rise

The term ‘child abuse’ covers a wide array of very diverse kinds of crimes subjected towards the minors. Bloggers discuss the disturbing rise in child abuse cases in Pakistan.

USA: In Census, Only Some Races Count

Census forms are being delivered to all U.S. households this month, but some citizens complain that the question on race does not offer enough answers to give an accurate picture...

China: Google.cn migrated to Hong Kong

Finally Google has decided to leave China. Soon after the announcement, Google stopped censoring the search result of google.cn by redirecting the site to google.com.hk. In Google's official blog, David...

Haiti: World Water Day

Haiti: Debt Forgiveness

Trinidad & Tobago: Horning

Barbados: Ten Year Sentence

Bermuda: Violent Crime

China: Singing farewell to Google

Google has formally closed its mainland Chinese search engine and rival Baidu will not need long to pick up the slack; nonetheless, former users of Google.cn search braved the cold...

Ghana: Accra Twestival 2010: Social Media Activity With Substance?

If social media is changing communication patterns in the West, it sure has not fallen short of touching interesting places on the African continent. So it is no surprise that...

CPJ Hires Internet Advocacy Coordindator

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