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21 June 2010

Stories from 21 June 2010

Russia: Flaws and Pitfalls of the Subsidized “Social” Internet Plan

RuNet Echo

Gregory Asmolov examines the potential of the Russian government's two new initiatives that aim at reducing the digital divide in the country.

East Timor: Expansion of the Energy Sector under Discussion

The past months have revealed serious tensions between Timorese leaders, Australia, and Woodside Petroleum, a multinational company hoping to profit from new petroleum resources in Timorese and Australian territory. At...

India, Bangladesh: The Other Side Of Rabindranath Tagore

Colombia: Beauty Queen falls from Molested Mare

India: The Battle Of The Have-nots

Sri Lanka: Why Do Online Brand Communities Fail?

World: Protecting Human Rights on Citizen Video

Making a video to protect human rights might backfire and end up threatening the rights of those who appear or participate in the video. WITNESS' The Hub shares with us...

India: What Does It Mean To Be Indian?

What does it mean to be Indian? Priya Ramani is editor of Mint Lounge, the weekend magazine of business newspaper Mint, and an article she wrote recently about her feeling...

Costa Rica: Resident Physicians on Strike

Bolivia: Aymara New Year

Bahamas: At a Loss

Ecuador: Bloggers Analyze Truth Comission Report

On May 2007, a Truth Commission (TC) was created by presidential decree; its purpose is to investigate and collect information on human rights violations attributed to the security forces in...

Africa: Digital Citizen Indaba 5.0

Eritrea: I dream therefore I am

Africa: The African Peering and Interconnection Forum 2010

Eritrea: Eritrean journalists in diaspora

Kenya: First cyber games tournament

Africa: Africans need CSR

Cameroon: On Cameroon's World Cup exit

Jamaica: Social Media Benefits

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