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16 July 2010

Stories from 16 July 2010

Azerbaijan: Facebook shuts down Scary Azeri?

Guinea-Bissau: The Role of Women

Pakistan: NEPRA And Concerns About Energy Crisis

Côte d'Ivoire: Blogger and Journalist Théophile Kouamouo Arrested with his Team since July 13th

Three journalists of Le Nouveau Courrier d'Abidjan were taken into police custody when they refused to disclose sources for an investigative report on the coffee and cocoa export trade. Here...

Brazil: Lusophone Countries United at the Theater Stage

India, Bangladesh: Tackling Energy Crisis

Paraguay: Prejudice in International Media During the World Cup

In Paraguay, the 2010 FIFA World Cup evidenced that Paraguayans had to look out for discrimination coming from the least expected source: international mainstream media from Brazil and Spain.

Jamaica: People's Party

Haiti: Truth or Hoax?

Puerto Rico: A Sacred Run

Cuba: Looking In from the Outside

India: Sports Tourism

Sri Lanka: A Caring Home For Old Priests Needs Support

Southeast Asia: Sex and web censorship

Regulating internet content today is viewed as an anti-democratic practice but Southeast Asian governments seem able to justify it by invoking the need to save the young from the scourge...

North Korea: Beauty Plays In the Psychological Warfare

A North Korean waitress who looks much alike South Korean actress has become a new celebrity in South Korea. A YouTube video of a North Korean college girl praising its...

Brunei: Sultan makes surprise school visit

The Sultan of Brunei paid a surprise school visit a day before his birthday to consult with youth and students. Young Bruneians blogged and tweeted the unexpected royal visit.

Global: If God said ask me anything what would you ask him?

Cameroon: Press fuels democracy

Guinea: Elections change media landscape

Bahrain: Blogger Meet up?

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