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17 November 2010

Stories from 17 November 2010

Russia: Siberian Light's Weekly Blog Roundup

Russia: One-Year Anniversary of Magnitsky's Death

Russia: Notes on the “Spygate” Scandal

Russia: A Selection of Kashin's Blog Posts Translated

Tunisia: Launch a Blog Campaign Kicks Off

After a seven-month lull in blogging activities, thanks to a crackdown by authorities which resulted in the blockage of more than 100 blogs, Tunisian bloggers are joining forces to encourage...

Russia: Cartoons and Public Diplomacy

Iran: Online Rage against Lebanese Hezbollah Leader

Several Iranian bloggers have reacted to an online video where Lebanese Hezbollah Leader, Sayyid Hassan Nasrallah, makes the controversial claims that Iran does not have any Persian civilisation and that...

Chile: Protests Against Mining Industry

Dominican Republic: Girls Must Be Protected

Russia: Controversy as Cyrillic Domains Hit the Open Market

RuNet Echo

This post is part of our special coverage Languages and the Internet. On November 11, 2010, registration for Internet domains in Cyrillic script, the writing system used by Russian and...

The Nicaragua-Costa Rica Conflict, Revisited: Part I

In a prior post, Global Voices began to cover a border dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica. The situation has become more complex. In this first part we review two...

Mexico: How Can Mexico Help Migrants?

USA: Hunger Strike of Border Women at White House Ends

Eleven women from the organization La Mujer Obrera (Working Women) who advocate for community-led economic development along the United States-Mexico border, ended a ten-day hunger strike in front of the...

Kazakhstan: Livejournal Unblocked After 2 Years of Filtering

Livejournal, the most popular blogging platform in the Russian-language segment of the world wide web, was blocked by the national operator – and subsequently by other Internet service providers in...

Chile: Staying Informed Through Twitter

Latin America: Music Blog “Club Fonograma” Reviews Latin American Music in English

Angola: The Unique Sound of Luanda 1965 – 1976

Angola: Luanda Nightlife

Africa: The 7th Pan-African Reading for All Conference

Dominican Republic: Retail Stores use the Internet