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15 January 2011

Stories from 15 January 2011

France: A Show of Tunisian Pride in Paris

Today, January 15, marks the "day after" and the first day of a Ben Ali free Tunisia. Despite their concern for the continuous violence in Tunisia, their relatives and the...

Maldives: Dominance Of The Expatriates

Sri Lanka: Display Of Sinhala And Tamil Webpages On Mobile Phones

India: Writing The City In Conversation With Mumbai Taxi Drivers

Mexico: Singer Accused of Rape Tweets in Defense

28-year-old Mexican pop singer Kalimba is using Twitter to defend himself against accusations that he raped two underage girls. His fans tweet to support him, but others criticize the media...

Jordan: Reactions to Ben Ali's Removal from ‘Angry Jordanians’

Jordanians, who held their Day of Anger on the same day Tunisia's President Zainelabidine Ben Ali escaped from his country after month-long protests, reacted in celebration to the news. They...

Rwanda: iPhone on the Kigali buses

Uganda: Introducing Maisha Film Labs

Rwanda: Bloggers take on Stephen Kinzer

An article by Stephen Kinzer criticizing Human Rights Watch’s position on Rwanda was not well received in the blogosphere. In the piece, which appeared in the London’s Guardian, Kinzer laments...

Kenya: 1 Million Campaign

Brazil: Police brutality during student protest

Kazakhstan: President consolidates power

Afghanistan: Reassessing media as a peacebuilding opportunity

Tajikistan: The death of a newspaper

Saudi Arabia: Fleeing, Tunisian Ex-President Ben Ali Lands in KSA

As news surfaces that fleeing Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has landed in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Twitter users take to the platform to express their thoughts on the...

Tajikistan: A sliver of hope for economy

Russia: Financial Pyramid Founder's New Online “Project”

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