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29 September 2010

Stories from 29 September 2010

Hungary: Citizens Protest Against Auchan Shopping Mall

Marietta Le posts an update on the ongoing efforts by Hungarian citizens to save the Dunakeszi marsh, which would be destroyed if Auchan Hungary's expansion continues as planned.

Guyana: Little Bit of Everything

Haiti, Dominican Republic: The Presence of DR Troops

Sri Lanka: Being An Woman

Bahamas: Migratory Birds

Trinidad & Tobago: Accepting Difference

Colombia: University of Antioquia Closed After Clash Between Students And Police

The University of Antioquia, one of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in Colombia, was closed September 15 following a confrontation between students and police. Using blogs and twitter,...

Jamaica: Tweetup #2

Jordan: Introducing the Bitter Khalto

Iraq: Inside a Hospital

Iraq: The Little Boy Who Could Not See

Iraq: The Endless Suffering of Iraqis

Bahrain: Who is Ali Abdulemam?

Bahrain: Access to Political Societies Websites Blocked

Bahrain: Human Rights Societies

Chile: 80 days later, Mapuche still on hunger strike

Colombia: Rainy Season Especially Strong This Year

Argentina: Clarifying Myths about Tierra del Fuego

Russia: “Web of Justice”

RuNet Echo

The Russian Internet is presented, especially in some Western media, as being one of the few democratic forums in the country. However, these reports should be taken with a grain...

Japan: Earthquake warning via mobile phone

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