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10 August 2010

Stories from 10 August 2010

Russian-Fires.ru, First Ushahidi Experience

RuNet Echo

Wildfires in central Russia have shown that the Russian blogosphere is capable of fast mobilization, cooperation and solidarity when it comes to natural disasters. The RuNet Echo team not only...

Trinidad & Tobago: Rock On

Europe: Stranger Festival Film Submissions

U.S.V.I.: Lionfish Threat

Barbados: Tourism Stats

Cuba: Prisoner of Words

Trinidad & Tobago: Fan Mail

Mexico: Citizen video and Drug Trafficking

Mexican bloggers debate whether citizen videos and pictures showing graphic violent crimes are an answer to what some say is the mass media's resistance to cover drug trafficking related violence...

Pakistan: Sense Of Sacrifice

Bangladesh: Even No Water To Wash My Teeth

India: No Room for Single Women

Rwanda: Bloggers Discuss Presidential Election 2010

Preliminary results released by the National Electoral Commission show that Paul Kagame has won Rwandan election by a landslide. What does Kagame's victory mean to Rwanda? Was the election free...

D.R. of Congo: Collection of Taxi slogans

Russia: Blogosphere Helps Man Fight Local Administration

RuNet Echo

This story has everything for an unconventional blockbuster: a lonely hero facing dozens of armed bad guys, corrupt police forces, private security firm, contract killers, and... thousands of bloggers fighting...

South Africa: The Liberation of Afrikaans

Russia: Internet Trolls for the Good?

Russia: Yevgenia Chirikova – Leader of the Khimki Forest Defenders

Russia: Do Authorities Conceal Rate of Death Caused by Smog?

Georgia: Second anniversary of South Ossetia war

As Georgia marked the second anniversary of its August 2008 war with Russia over the breakaway territory of South Ossetia, online reaction has been mixed and largely polarized on geopolitical...

Palestine: The Politics Of Issuing Passports

The hostility between the Hamas government in Gaza and the Fatah government in Ramallah has manifested itself in many areas, from education to electricity. Now it is affecting the issuing...

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