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12 January 2011

Stories from 12 January 2011

Bangladesh, India: Human Rights Hanging On The Border Fence

Bangladeshis were shocked by widely published photographs of the dead body of a 15 year old Bangladeshi girl hanging on the India-Bangladesh border Fence. The girl named Felani was shot...

Jordan: Tunisian Protests May Trigger More Agony for Arab Governments

As the violence in Tunisia continues, so have responses and expressions of support in Jordan. Many Jordanian tweeters have focused on criticism of Tunisia's President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali....

India: Government Monitoring of Email

Lebanon: Eleven Cabinet Members Resign, Toppling Government

More big news from the Arab world this evening as Lebanon's government has reportedly collapsed, following the resignations of 11 cabinet members. The cabinet members, all members or allies of...

Pakistan: A Public Discourse Is Required

India: Free Mobile App For NGO Field Staffs

Nepal: Feedback On Newspaper Articles Via SMS

Sri Lanka: Reaching Out To The Flood victims

India: IPL Auctions

Puerto Rico: Reflections on 2010

Puerto Rico: Ex Alums and Professors Question Violence

Morocco: Fassi Cheese

Puerto Rico: More Students Arrested

Lebanon: A Suggested Solution to the Password Problem

Lebanon: Let's Protest

Haiti: One Year Ago…We Remember

Today marks one year since the devastating earthquake struck Haiti. Haitian bloggers are remembering and paying tribute to the survivors of the disaster, while acknowledging that there is still a...

Kenya: Is cabinet a haven for criminals?

Chile: General Strike in Magallanes Region Over Planned Oil Price Hike

Sudan: Smiling faces and ink-stained fingers

Alun McDonald and David McKenzie are posting regular updates on their Twitter accounts from Southern Sudan where voters are taking part in a referendum on whether the region should remain...

Latin America: Women's Political Participation in the Region