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3 February 2011

Stories from 3 February 2011

Yemen: Thousands Protest on Day of Rage

Yemen's Day of Rage protests have started, and the scramble in on for online resources and people on the ground to tell us their story in their own words.

Qatar: Down with Mubarak, residents say

Down with Mubarak. That is the popular sentiment in the tiny Gulf Arab country of Qatar, whose residents have been furiously filling the Internet with support for Egyptian protesters, criticisms...

Russia: Wikileaks Reveals Russian Game in Tajikistan

Russia: Woman Sentenced For Hacking Social Network Accounts

Egypt: Five Killed in Tahrir Square as Egyptians Day 10 Protests Begin

Anti-Mubarak demonstrations are continuing for the 10th day across Egypt, with harrowing reports of death and injuries coming out of Cairo's Tahrir Square, where government-paid thugs clashed with protesters all...

Brazil: Tribute to musician Chico Science

East Timor: Affordable telephony and collateral outcomes

Brazil: “Fat” teachers rejected from schools

Myanmar privatizes airports, airlines

Fleeing refugees in Thailand-Myanmar border

Myanmar: Leaders of the new Parliament

Vietnam: Building child protection systems

Philippines: Anti-Cybercrime Bills

Vietnam: Bringing Facebook back

By filtering access to Facebook, it appears the Vietnamese government has confirmed the law of unintended consequences: Tens of thousands of Vietnamese have gathered in public squares online to demonstrate...