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29 November 2010

Stories from 29 November 2010

Australia Waking to Cancún

In the lead up to Cancún (the COP16 meeting of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol) online discussion in Australia has finally...

Cambodia: Lessons from the Water Festival stampede

Cambodians are still mourning the death of 347 people in the stampede tragedy which happened last week at Koh Pich Bridge in Phnom Penh. Cambodian netizens share their reactions and...

Uruguay: Video Podcast About E-Government in Uruguay

Latin America: Summary of Several Leaked Documents on the Region

El Salvador: New Law Targets Violence Against Women

Bolivia: Similarities Between El Alto and Rio de Janeiro

Madagascar: Wave of Arrests in the Aftermath of the Failed Coup

In the aftermath of the referendum and simultaneous failed putsch , a veritable waltzes of arrestations and investigations are shedding a sad shadow on the island of Madagascar. Malagasy citizens...

Philippines: Student unrest over education budget cuts

Students from various public universities in the Philippines held massive protest actions against the budget cuts imposed by the government. Students documented the 'campus strikes' by using the internet.

South Asia: The Morality Of Exposing Others’ Secrets

WikiLeaks, an international non-profit media organization has created waves around the world by publishing 251,287 confidential documents, which detail correspondence between the U.S. State Department and U.S. embassies around the...

Jordan: Wikileaks’ “Cablegate” Raises Questions

The recent Wikileaks release, known as "Cablegate," featured several quotations from Jordanian officials, as well as large numbers of cables from the U.S. Embassy in Amman. Jordanian tweeters had varied...

Middle East: The Not-So-Secret US Embassy Secret Cables

While mainstream media across the Arab world gave the secret US Embassy cables released yesterday the cold shoulder, bloggers and Twitter users from the Middle East found much needed material...

Morocco: Danish journalist deported for Western Sahara fishing story

U.S.V.I.: Stalwart Passes On

Bahamas: Power & Race

Haiti: Election Results?

Barbados: Independence Celebrations

Bermuda: Wikileaks Fallout

Nigeria: Now a “Middle Income” Country

Panama: Asylum for Former Colombian Security Director Creates Controversy

The Panamanian government's decision to grant asylum to former director of the Colombian Administrative Department of Security -who is accused of illegal phone wiretapping- has sparked reactions on social networks...

Zimbabwe: Peaceful March to Mark International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

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