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7 December 2010

Stories from 7 December 2010

Blog Carnival: Peru: Internet and Activism- A Summary

Our fourth Blog Carnival was on the subject "Peru: Internet and Activism." Let's find out what Peruvian bloggers think about activism and also learn more about the history of cyberactivism...

Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay Recognize Palestinian State

Pakistan: The Family First For The Ruling Elites

Bangladesh: The Politics Of Hartal

The Sad Fate of Russia's “YouTube Cops”

RuNet Echo

Several police officers have followed in the footsteps of Alexey Dymovskiy, uploading YouTube testimonies of wrongdoings within the police force in the past year. Unfortunately, nearly all have suffered arrests,...

Nepal: An Web And Mobile Phone Based Citizen Journalism Platform

Bangladesh: Some Questions On Grameen and Yunus Scandal

Côte d'Ivoire: Ghanaian Bloggers React to Political Unrest

There is a dispute going on over the results of presidential run-off in Côte d'Ivoire amid rising post-election tensions. The Ivorian authorities have closed all natural borders of the country...

Puerto Rico: Violence at the University of Puerto Rico

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: On Voting

Trinidad & Tobago: The Savannah Stage

Cuba: 11 Prisoners

Barbados: Drinking & Driving

Bermuda: Media Sensationalisation

Russia: Khimki Local Provider Blocked Environmentalist Website

Russia: Omsk Forum Users Publish Erotic Socio-Political Calendar

Russia: Another Photo Report on Critical Situation in Moscow Hospital

Malaysia's 14-Year Old Bride

Should a 14-year old girl be allowed to marry? Malaysia's Syariah Court has recently allowed a 14-year old girl to marry a 23-year old teacher. Bloggers debate on child marriages

Tunisia: Censorship Continues as Wikileaks Cables Make the Rounds

Tunisian activists pounced on the latest Wikileaks US Embassy Cables, dedicating a new website to republish and discuss the revelations related to their country. Tunileaks, was launched by Nawaat one...

Morocco: Bloggers Survey Flood Damage

Last week, heavy rains throughout Morocco flooded large swaths of the country, disrupting travel and telecommunications and killing at least 30 people, including 24 who perished when their bus was...

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