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3 November 2010

Stories from 3 November 2010

Russia: Rebranding of the Police

RuNet Echo

Masha Egupova analyzes online reactions to the police reform. Skeptics say it's meaningless, while officials argue this is an important law that will improve the security system in Russia.

Maldives: Mocking Culture

Russia: Mapping North-Caucasian Blogosphere

Russia: Opposition Blogger Has to Leave LiveJournal

Russia: Peaceful and Violent Protest Trends

Philippines: Labor attaché earns Filipino migrant community's ire

Instead of helping a victim of illegal termination, the Philippine labor attaché scolded a migrant worker when the latter sought help from the Philippine consulate in Hong Kong. Unfortunately for...

Tanzania: Tanzania thrives on Nyerere's legacy

Tanzania: Another victory for yellow

Tanzania: Swahili Fashion Week

Eritrea: Regional Aggressor or Regional Scapegoat?

Cote d'Ivoire: Campaign Against Child Soldiers Through Music

Zimbabwe: Racist grade 7 exam question

Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Update

Paraguay: Reactions to Alfredo Stroessner's Birthday

Costa Rica: Video Seeks to Raise Awareness on Negative Consequences of Mining

Venezuela: Citizens Use Twitter to Report Problems in Caracas Subway

Guyana: Simple Joys

Azerbaijan: Defaced election posters

Azerbaijan: flash mob fuss among the masses

Bangladesh: Bringing Order To Traffic