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6 April 2010

Stories from 6 April 2010

France: Muslim woman on the burqa debate

Egypt: Linux InstallFest a Success!

Free Open Source Software (FOSS) is picking up in Egypt, thanks to awareness programmes being organsied by Egyptian Linux Users Group. Tarek Amr sums up reactions to a recent event...

Russian Government to Develop National Search Engine

RuNet Echo

Why would the Russian government try to develop its own search engine? Bloggers and Internet experts in the country attempt to come up with explanations and possible implications of that...

Egypt: Crackdown on Peaceful Pro-Democracy Protests

On the second anniversary of the first call for civil disobedience in the history of modern Egypt, new protests broke out through out the country. Egyptian police violently beat and...

Peru: Ongoing Mining Strike

The national miner's strike has been spreading to other parts of the country, and also resulting in more causalities. The miners are resisting government attempts to implement environmental controls on...

Nepal: The Way Out

Sri Lanka: The Tale Of The Fasting Monks And Police

Maldives: The Issue Of Veil In Focus

India: The Naxalites Continue

Haiti: “The Quake”

Anguilla, Turks & Caicos: Taking Responsibility

Trinidad & Tobago: False Connection?

Jamaica: Taking it to Court

Guyana: Gender Equity

Fiji: Contradicting censorship

Iran: Art and Protest

Philippines: Earth Hour 2010

The Philippines joined the March 27 Earth Hour as 1,076 cities and municipalities turned their lights off in a symbolic mass action for energy conservation, environmental protection, and against global...

Iran: Iranian Embassy Occupied by Protesters in Den Haag

Philippines: A Holy Week Visit to Old Manila

Australia: Oil Spill on Iconic Waters a Warning to Obama

A Chinese coal ship is spilling its oil onto Australia’s icon Great Barrier Reef. GV author Kevin Rennie gathers reactions from bloggers

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