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12 April 2010

Stories from 12 April 2010

Hungary: A Long Election Day

Marietta Le reports on Hungarian bloggers' reactions and observations, following the first round of the parliamentary election, which took place on April 11.

Russia: Facebook to Open Office

Sri Lanka: A Blogger Elected As An MP

Pakistan: Current Crisis In Khyber-Pukhtoonkhwa

Sudan Votes After 24 Years

Presidential and parliamentary elections are currently taking place to elect the President of Sudan and members of the National Assembly. The last time elections were held in Sudan was 24...

Israel/Palestine: Will There Ever Be A Deal For Shalit?

Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has been held by Hamas for nearly four years, with all attempts having failed to get him released in exchange for Palestinian prisoners held by Israel....

Global Voices Summit 2010: Countdown to Santiago

In 25 days' time, on May 6, 2010, over 200 people from 60-plus countries will gather at the Bibiloteca de Santiago in Santiago, Chile, for the Global Voices Citizen Media...

Central African Republic: Confusion as Opposition calls for a Boycott of the Elections

Tunisia: Bourguiba 10th Death Anniversary Remembered

Tunisians remembered the 10th anniversary of the death of their country's first president - Habib Bourguiba, who walked their country through independence. Bloggers agree that he may have committed some...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Uff Report

Lebanon: A Bold Move

Trinidad & Tobago: Corruption Commentary

Jamaica: Wet Fete?

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Plan of Action

Barbados: Accountability

China: Appeal for Hu Jia's release amid fears of liver cancer

Central Asia: Writing “About Each Other, For Each Other”

China: Writer's call to eliminate the Internet

China: Chinese version of ChinaGeek

Thailand: Citizen videos of violent clash

Citizen videos are now online which allow us to view the violent scenes during the Saturday crackdown on the Red Shirt protesters in Thailand by the military. The clash between...