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9 November 2010

Stories from 9 November 2010

Myanmar Election: Junta-backed party wins, violence erupts

After twenty years, elections were held in Myanmar and as expected the junta-backed party won with the Union Solidarity and Development Party getting more than 80 percent of the seats...

Philippines: Students oppose education budget cuts

Mexico, USA: Border Women Begin Hunger Strike in Front of White House

Uruguay: First Blog Competition for University Students

Guatemala: Internet Accessibility and Mobile Phones

Trinidad & Tobago: A Miracle for Judah

Bermuda: Sexual Discrimination

Trinidad & Tobago: Silencing the Media

St. Lucia: Hurricane Relief Efforts

Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago: Not to Blame for Boycott

Chile: Students Walk More Than a Thousand Kilometers for Public Education

Three Chilean university students began walking this past September 30th. They walk for Chilean education and will cover more than 1000 km through Chile until they arrive in Santiago, the...

China: Comments on Ai Weiwei's River Crab Banquet

Over the weekend, prominent Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei was under house arrest, a move believed to be coming from powerful political figures in Shanghai. Ai had planned to...

Zambia: Reversing domestic violence

South Africa: Cape Town has largest Twitter usage

Uganda: Does gender matter in social change?

Uganda: Do you need to stay in power after 24 years?

Taiwan: Open data, open failure

Taiwan: Two election rallies in Taipei

Japan: Tezuka fire safety posters

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