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3 February 2011

Stories from 3 February 2011

Egypt: War Waged on Press, Human Rights Defenders

Egyptian protesters are calling for massive anti-Mubarak marches across the country, after the Friday prayers tomorrow. Last week, Mubarak's regime cut off the Internet before Egypt's Day of Wrath. Today,...

Cuba: More Questions About Mazorra

Haiti: Martelly & Manigat Go Through

Trinidad & Tobago: Watching Egypt

Cuba: Legalising Prostitution?

Martinique: RIP Glissant

Egypt: Clashes on Video

The world has its attention placed on Egypt, going on its 10th day of protests against the regime. As Internet connectivity was reestablished, a rise in twitter updates, image and...

Southeast Asia: Reactions to Egypt protests

Using the #egypt hashtag, let’s read what twitter users in several Southeast Asian countries have been tweeting in reaction to the ongoing Egypt protests

Argentina: 260 Women Killed in 2010; 11 via Incineration

Australia: Cyber Cyclone Yasi Strikes

Category 5 mega Cyclone Yasi struck the North Queensland coast of Australia late on Wednesday and both the old and new media have played complementary roles during the crisis. Read...

Mexico: Día de la Candelaria and Tamales

Egypt: Sandmonkey Back, Human Rights Activists Held

Egyptian blogger and Twitter user Sandmonkey has been arrested today, amid a crackdown on activists and human rights organisations in Egypt. While Sandmonkey was roughed up, news is circulating about...

Georgia: Blogger action in support of evicted IDPs

Following the eviction of IDP families from Abkhazia and South Ossetia, bloggers in Tbilisi, Georgia, have joined ranks with protesters demanding an end to their often forcible relocation and demands...

Japan: Reflecting on the protest in Egypt

Sudan: Sudan Radio Service's use of mobile phones

Kenya: Kenyans take to Twitter:#choosepeace, #Kenya28Feb

Africa: Will there be “Jasmine Revolution” in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Bloggers in Africa are commenting on series of protests taking place in Egypt and Tunisia. Could this kind of popular uprising happen in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Indonesia: Celebrating Chinese New Year in Bali

Philippines: Martyr for Women's Liberation

Azerbaijan: Life through foreign eyes