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28 February 2011

Stories from 28 February 2011

Cuba: Watching from Within

Trinidad & Tobago: Saving by Sou Sou

Cuba: The Day Zapata Died

Turks & Caicos, Barbados: Disappearing Blog

Singapore: Runaway maids

Jamaica: Nothing for the Youth?

Singapore: “Flawed” immigration policy

Singapore: Human rights record

Malaysia: Rally against ‘racist’ book

Argentina: Hackathons and Budget Transparency in Bahía Blanca

Technology for Transparency Network

As we have witnessed in the last month, there are moments in civic life that drive citizens to change and challenge institutions, to create solutions and to express their concerns...

Oman: Protests Continue in Sohar

The waves of Arab revolt have reached the shores of Oman as hundreds of Omanis take to the streets in calls for reform and the end of corruption in different...

South Korea:Protest Against Foreign Finance's Encroachment

Ukraine: Choosing to Leave

With Ukraine hit hard by the economic crisis and most citizens disappointed with the overall economic and political situation, more and more discussions about emigration alternatives have been appearing online....

Japan: Football player exodus

Central African Republic: Are citizens better off without elections

Africa: Let's Talk About African Governments

Zambia: Minister Uses Facebook to Announce Government Policies

Zambia’s education minister Dora Siliya who is also ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) spokesperson, has in the last few months used Facebook to make important government policy announcements as...

France: Demonstration in Paris Against Gabon Dictatorship

Around 7,000 people gathered in the streets of French capital Paris to demonstrate against African dictators and the French government's alleged collusion with African dictatorial regimes on Saturday 26 February,...

Uzbekistan: Exit visa requires a no-whore plea

Kyrgyzstan: Interim president won't seek re-election

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