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9 December 2010

Stories from 9 December 2010

El Salvador: US Embassy Cables Released by WikiLeaks

Ecuador: Reactions to WikiLeaks

Ecuadorian Twitter users and bloggers are reacting to the main talking points on the content of the cables leaked by WikiLeaks relating to Ecuador.

India: Exploitation Of Contract Laborers

Nigeria: On NaijaLeaks

Uganda: My Country, My Death, My Destiny

Somalia: Photo of the week: Anti-piracy Militia

Zambia: Citizens discuss ex-president's wife acquittal

Zambia’s second president Frederick Chiluba’s wife, Regina, who was last March sentenced to three and half years imprisonment by the lower magistrates court on five counts of failing to account...

Zimbabwe: Geared up for another election

Oman: A Blogging Pioneer Tells His Story

Blogs in Oman, as in other countries in the region, are somewhat less popular than internet forums, but there has been a growth in blogging in recent years. Global Voices...

Haiti: Unrest Takes Hold

Cuba: Social Tension

Trinidad & Tobago: Property Tax

Cuba: Public Health System

Barbados: Stabbing Death

Jamaica, Haiti: Democracy & Elections

China: Messages for Liu Xiaobo as Peace Prize Ceremony approaches

Activities are now underway in Oslo, Norway, as the city gears up for Friday's Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony; back in China, where this year's recipient sits in prison, there's virtually...

Russia: Soccer Fans Block Moscow Streets in Protest Against Murder

Iran: “A website developer was sentenced to death”

Iran:Derakhshan Released On $1.5 Million Bail

Serbia: Boycott of Nobel Prize Ceremony “Counterproductive”