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13 June 2010

Stories from 13 June 2010

Macedonia: Gender Aspects of the Football World Cup

Young Macedonian blogger and writer thinks that focus on defense combined with propagation of gender stereotypes make the Football World Cup unattractive.

Russia: From “Sovereign Democracy” to “Sovereign Internet”?

Gregory Asmolov analyzes some of the recent Internet-related initiatives of the Russian government and explains what RuNet may possibly evolve into in the future.

France : Poetry Slam World Cup

Iran: WordPress got filtered

South Africa: Soccer and Social Change

Fiji: Priorities questioned for boarding school

India: Canadian Visa For BSF Members

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan: Initial Coverage of the “Osh Massacre”

On June 10, 2010, local clashes between the ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek population in the Kyrgyz part of the Ferghana valley turned into a full-blown massacre and further exodus of...

Kyrgyzstan: “I Call It a Massacre!”

Iran: Protesters Clash with Security Forces on Anniversary of Election

Witnesses in Tehran said scattered clashes erupted on Saturday between Iran's security forces and demonstrators gathering at key sites to mark the first anniversary of a contested presidential election.

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