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26 June 2010

Stories from 26 June 2010

Guinea-Bissau: Are Armed Forces linked to Narcotraffic?

Bangladesh: Hartal Is Back

Hartal, a South Asian form of strike action is back in Bangladesh after almost three years. Bangladeshi netizens react.

Worldwide: The oil spills that don't make the news

The tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has the world's attention on the devastation that badly managed oil extraction can bring. However, in some places around the world,...

Iran: A woman may face stoning to death

Iran: People resisted the Morality Police

Pakistan: Banning The Internet

Bangladesh: Poverty In Numbers

Russia: Bloggers React to President Medvedev's Silicon Valley Tour

RuNet Echo

For the first 24 hours, Dmitry Medvedev's @KremlinRussia Twitter account provided a unique opportunity to send unmoderated comments to the Russian president. Then all the comments were removed, and the...