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9 June 2010

Stories from 9 June 2010

Russia: Far East “Partisans” – Nationalists or Corruption Fighters?

Mali : Chasing TV Sets to Follow the World Cup

Costa Rica: Chinchilla to Answer Questions Via Web

Russia: Street Action to Save Khimki Forest

China: Ongoing online ‘jihad’ against Korean pop fans

Following a stampede outside a Korean boy band concert at the 2010 Expo in Shanghai, an ongoing culture war between China's devoted K-pop fans and their equally crazed World of...

Bolivia: The Cost of Internet Domains

In Bolivia, the cost to obtain a country-specific internet domain has been seen as too expensive. Some bloggers and twitterers have expressed their concern on the Facebook page of the...

Rwanda: Following The Peter Erlinder Case

Jamaica: Caribbean-American

Cuba: Slow Going

Chad: Regional Conference on the Issue of Child Soldiers

Bahamas: Budget Perspectives

Trinidad & Tobago: Dual Role

Trinidad & Tobago: Media & Food

Russia: Prosecutor's Office Forces Provider to Close Website

Brazil: “Why does not Brazil want to punish torturers?”

Armenia: Music video homophobia concerns

Japan: Threatened theaters decline to screen “The Cove”

Following threatening calls and protest by right-wing activists, some theaters decided to pull "The Cove". Bloggers discuss the pros and cons of screening the documentary in the country, where it...

Thailand: Facebook membership surged during crisis

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