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13 January 2011

Stories from 13 January 2011

Mexico: Indigenous Town Burned by Arsonists

Pakistan: Salmaan Taseer- We Buried A Man Not His Courage

The death of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer has brought to the forefront a clear distinction, on one hand are those who endorse the assassination and glorify the assassin and on...

Afghanistan: Protest in Kabul against the Iranian government

Afghan protesters demonstrated on Thursday outside the Iranian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan against the ill treatment of Afghan immigrants and refugees in Iran, and also against Iran's ongoing fuel blockade...

Sri Lanka: Google Map On Flood Affected Areas

Pakistan: Interior Minister Calls For Reporting Of Blasphemous Contents

El Salvador: A Decade Since the January 13 Earthquake

Tunisia: YouTubing the Uprising

Video-sharing portal YouTube has been blocked in Tunisia since 2007 - but that is not stopping Tunisians from sharing the horrors they are facing on the streets with the rest...

Tunisia: Hackers take over Tunisian Foreign Minister Kamel Morjane's Blog

The Twittersphere is on fire after a letter of resignation, allegedly written by Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Kamel Morjane, popped on his blog. Did Morjane really resign or has...

Iran: New Cops for Virtual world

China: Social media for social change

It would be innocent to think that social media can lead to revolutionary changes in China, but we should not underestimate the potential of micro-power for social progress, China media...

Uganda: End Big Man Rule

Iran: Coelho's books banned

Iran:”Supreme leader tweetings infuriate Iran's bloggers”

Sudan: Oldest woman votes

El Salvador: 10 Years with the US Dollar

Tanzania: Half of Tanzania’s population on phone

Barbados, U.S.A.: The Republicans

Barbados: By-Election for Late PM's Seat

Jamaica: Skin Bleaching

Guyana: Adopt-a-Turtle