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13 September 2010

Stories from 13 September 2010

Azerbaijan: Freedom of expression a pressing concern

Russia: Paid and Unpaid Bloggers Against the Moscow Mayor

RuNet Echo

An ongoing TV and online campaign against Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov is now one of the most discussed topics both in the mainstream and citizen media. Most bloggers appear to...

Guatemala: The National Symbol of the Quetzal Bird

Chile: Program ‘Enlaces’ Wins International Prize for ICT and Education

India: Kashmir Is Burning…Again

Violent protests in Indian administered Kashmir started today after a report of a Qur'an desecration in Michigan, USA emerged. At least 18 protesters have been killed and scores were injured....

Blog Carnival: Ecuador: Internet, Society and Participation

Global Voices in Spanish is pleased to announce a new Blog Carnival, which this time targets bloggers from Ecuador, with the topic: "Internet, Society and Participation." Find out about how,...

Afghanistan: Kabul Bank on the brink of collapse

Financial crisis is not a luxury reserved for rich countries. Kabul Bank in Afghanistan, which is part-owned by the brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, is on the edge of...

Caucasus: Expedition 206

Haiti: Protest Today

Jamaica: Animation & Culture

Nigeria: Oil Wealth Flows, Hunger Persists

As the BP oil spill in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and its aftermath continue to make headlines, the catastrophe has also brought a little global media attention to the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Sound Plan?

Barbados: Street Justice

St. Lucia, French Guiana: Googol

Costa Rica: What do the Results of the Global Competitiveness Report Mean?

Uruguay: Podcast to Showcase Interviews with Uruguayans Involved in Technology

Nigeria: Church members against bad leadership

Iran: Jailed Blogger Shiva Nazar Ahari is Freed on $500,000 Bail

Shiva Nazar Ahari, a jailed human rights activist and blogger, was freed yesterday. According to several news websites, Shiva was released on $500,000 bail. She went to trial in handcuffs...

South Africa: On court decision against Bible burning

Yoani Sanchez denied another traveling visa