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1 April 2010

Stories from 1 April 2010

Global Voices Unofficial Mascot Feared Lost

Unidentified sources have questioned whether a certain furry yellow creature will make an appearance at the Global Voices Summit in Santiago, or whether the neon creature has in fact been...

Bangladesh: The Cost Of The Truth

Bahamas: Building Art

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The Law is an Ass?

El Salvador: National Campaign Against Dengue Fever

Dominican Republic: Safety Messages Doubling as Political Propaganda

Costa Rica: Examining State's Relationship With Church Amidst Controversy

Amidst the global controversy in the Roman Catholic Church involving child sexual abuse by priests, Costa Rican bloggers are examining the relationships their government has with the Church, in a...

Trinidad & Tobago: Zoo Lander

Guyana, U.S.A.: Identity

Morocco: Naoufel's Experience with Censorship Across Borders

One would expect that a dissenting voice is mainly threatened by local power's systems of censorship, but Naoufel, a talented Moroccan blogger was surprised to find out that his blog...

Qatar: Expats outraged by plans to scrap visa-on-arrival policy

Effective May 1, Qatar plans to scrap its visa-on-arrival policy for dozens of nations currently exercising the option. Dismayed expats worry about seeing their families and predict that the additional...

Lebanon: First Threatened Voice

Lebanon has been known and envied in the MENA region for its free cyberspace. Well not any more since March has marked Lebanon's first cyber censhorship incident. Layal Al Khatib...

China: Corruption Museum Seeking Nominations

A museum of corruption is planned in the southwest province of Sichuan, China Daily reported, citing from a local paper. The museum is seeking nominations from netizens of the 100...

Laos: Morning Market in Vientiane

Vietnam: Online attacks vs critics

Lebanon: Internet speed up soon

Lebanon: Culture of Racism and Discrimination

Lebanon: Organizing Blogging

Lebanon: The Lebanese Experiment

Lebanon: Paganism and Occultism