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3 December 2010

Stories from 3 December 2010

Ukraine: Bloggers React to Police Demolition of Tax Protest Camp

Early on Friday morning, some 250 policemen, including riot police, appeared on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) to back up municipal maintenance workers who came to dismantle the tax code protesters'...

Mexico: Recent Drug Related Crime Statistics

Sri Lanka: Media Misinformation And The Role Of The Government

Bangladesh: Tax And Public Service

India: What Is An MP?

Colombia: Floods in Riosucio, Chocó

The recent winter weather in Colombia has been picked up by traditional media and social networks are talking about the flooding, landslides and uprooted trees happening there. The national news...

Russia: “Help Map” Wins Runet Award

RuNet Echo

Runet Echo Editors Grisha Asmolov and Alexey Sidorenko win Russia's prestigious Runet Award 2010 in the category "State and Society."

Zimbabwe: Once upon a Christmas

Cote d'Ivoire: Tensions high, borders closed

Uganda: Breasts and election campaigns

Ethiopia: Addis Photo Fest

Uganda: Uganda deserves a new leader in 2011

Brazil: Blogosphere reacts to WikiLeaks

The leak of more than 250 000 documents denouncing the practice of espionage by the U.S. government also caused an uproar in Brazil, where dozens of documents ended up putting...

Russia: Bloggers Mock the Pronounciation of the Russian Sports Ministry

Caribbean: Regional Reviews

Cuba: Activist Warned

Haiti: Protests Over Polls

Trinidad & Tobago: Drawing the Line

Barbados: What's in Wikileaks?

China: State Media Report on Chinese Global Thinkers