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19 November 2010

Stories from 19 November 2010

Morocco/Western Sahara: Gadaym Izik Riots Become a Volatile Political Crisis

There has been ongoing unrest in Western Sahara, the former Spanish colony that was annexed by Morocco after “The Green March Demonstration“ in November, 1975. Last week, the territory witnessed...

Sri Lanka: LTTE And JVP

Bangladesh: Corruption And Honesty

Bermuda: Political Financing

China: First case of Twitter inquisition

A woman in China was sentenced to one year of ‘re-education through labour’ for sending a single tweet, under the charge of 'disrupting social order.'

Latin America: Travel E-Book Celebrates Latin America At Ground Level

Haiti: Saving Lives

U.S.V.I.: Smoking or Not?

Trinidad & Tobago: A Different View

Trinidad & Tobago: Comunications Interception

El Salvador: Canadian Mining Firm Files Lawsuit Against Seven Anti-Mining Activists

Sudan: Ballots symbols for Southern Sudan Referendum

Sudan: Southern Sudan Referendum 2011 on Twitter

Cuba: Fiber Optic Cable May Not Bring Greater Internet Access

Officials at Cuba’s Ministry of Informatics and Communications recently announced that a much-anticipated submarine fiber optic cable linking Venezuela, Cuba, and Jamaica, will be in operation by January of 2011....

Armenia: Police crackdown on ‘Emos’

Azerbaijan: Emin Milli released, but another activist detained

Following yesterday's news that video blogging youth activist Adnan Hajizade had been conditionally released in Azerbaijan, Facebook was today awash with news that his friend and fellow activist, Emin Milli,...

USA Now Alone, as Canada Votes to Adopt Indigenous Declaration

Canada has endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, leaving the US as the only country to vote against the document.

Brazil: dreams of competing with China

Azerbaijan: Second video blogging youth activist released

Brazil: Dilma Rousseff and the ‘currency war’

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