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10 June 2010

Stories from 10 June 2010

Brazil: Police execution and YouTube voyeurism

A video posted on YouTube shows the moment in which two supposed policemen shot down three supposed drug traffickers. The voyeuristic citizen watches the video in an equally criminal manner,...

Russia: Networks of Paid Bloggers Exposed

RuNet Echo

In Russia, networks of paid bloggers sometimes turn to advocating certain political views or to promoting the official political agenda. A recent investigation by LJ user dobrokhotov sheds some light...

Cape Verde: Netcitizens Outraged with Flights and Governance

Egypt: Should Coptic Divorcees Remarry?

The Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court has issued a ruling obliging Coptic Pope Shenouda III to allow Coptic divorcees to remarry. The pope has rejected the ruling. Supporters of the church...

Sao Tome & Principe: More Children Accessing Technology

Egypt: The First Starbucks Protest in Egypt

Egypt: Khaled Said – An Emergency Murder by An Emergency Law

Khaled Said, a 28-year-old Egyptian from the coastal city of Alexandria, was allegedly tortured to death at the hands of two officers who wanted to search him under the emergency...

Bolivia: Teaching Web 2.0

Oman: The Aftermath of Cyclone Phet

Oman was hit a few days ago by cyclone Phet, a tropical cyclone originating from the Indian Ocean. This is the second major cyclone to hit Oman in three years....

Watch The World Cup with Global Voices: Live Chat for Uruguay vs. France

The World Cup of football, arguably the most global sporting event ever, is hosted for the first time on the African continent. Please join us in watching and discussing this...

Cambodia: Mobile phone subscribers

Indonesia: Who is Ariel “Peterporn”?

Indonesia: Pesta Blogger 2010 logo

Marry an Indonesian woman for a fee

Cuba: Being Black

Haiti: Grass Roots

Dominica: A Day in the Life

Bermuda: Balanced Media

Russia: Mysterious Death of a Soldier in the Far East

Pakistan: Playing cricket online