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1 July 2010

Stories from 1 July 2010

USA: Indigenous Rights Declaration under Reexamination

The US government is now reviewing and asking for public input on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples after initially rejecting it in 2007.

Ukraine: Mysterious Deaths at the Kiev Zoo

RuNet Echo

The Kiev Zoo has recently attracted attention of both the traditional and citizen media because of the alarming events happening there: quite a few animals at the Zoo have died...

Japan: The art of cutting paper

Russia: Hackers Provoke Closure of the Major News Website

USA: Global Feminism Live Chat on July 19

Russia: Human Rights Website Hacked and Blocked

Russia: Executive Director of Moscow Airport Uses Blog to Blame the Mayor

Nepal: Prime Minister Resigns

Nepali Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal announced his resignation yesterday in a live televised speech. Mr. Nepal's resignation brings an end to a long political stalemate in Nepal.

Pakistan: The Cause Of Ahmadi Massacre In Lahore

Bhutan: Archery In Question

Sri Lanka: Kite Jam 2010

Bangladesh: On Blasphemy

Guatemala: Costa Rican Francisco Dall’Anese to Direct CICIG

Francisco Dall’Anese, Attorney General of Costa Rica, has been appointed to direct the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala. Bloggers provide context and analysis on how this new appointment will...

Africa: Great African photos on the Internet

Uganda: Election dates set

Africa: Why was Jabulani ball not made in Africa?

India: Thoughts On Bengal Politics

Ghana: Racist World Cup Ad

Liberia: My life in Liberia

Ghana: Go Ghana Go!