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3 March 2011

Stories from 3 March 2011

Peru: Facebook Campaign Against Journalist for Homophobic Comments

Gathering to Celebrate Internet Access in Cambodia

A White Out Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is organized to celebrate internet access in Cambodia. Even if it is a non-political event, netizens are monitoring the reaction of the...

Pakistan: Minority Affairs Minister Assassinated

Costa Rica: Interview With Director of La Nación on Wikileaks

Caucasus: The Revolting Index

Panama: Public Rejection of Mining Code Reforms

Laws reforming mining in Panama have created havoc and caused general repudiation. Panamanians have turned to the Internet to share videos of protests and reactions to the reform.

Puerto Rico: “You Will Not Silence Them…”

Russia: Militsia out – politsia in

South Korea: Tweet Petitions Filed to Defend Trade Unionist at Risk of Being Deported

Russia: A slap in the face of public taste

Latvia: Shortcomings of an Internet census

Hungary: Constitutional questionnaire

Estonia: Elusive historical memory

South Korea: Dating App Developer Convicted of Privacy Violation

The web developer of a controversial mobile application which tracks down the current location of one’s boy/girlfriend, has been indicted without detention by police in South Korea for violating the...

Serbia: Reactions to Gaddafi's Interview on Pink TV

Libyan president Muammar Al Gaddafi gave an 8-minute phone interview to Serbian TV Pink on February 28, 2011, describing Libya as “an absolutely peaceful” country. Serbian reactions online and in...

South Africa: Body parts for cash

Zimbabwe: Solidarity messages for Gwisai and 44 others

Ghana: The other face of investigative journalism

What Happens Now to Zambia Telecom Owned by Libya?

Just over a year ago, the Zambian government sold the telecommunications parastatal, Zambia Telecommunication Company (Zamtel) to a Libyan LAPGreen for over US$270 million. The Zamtel deal has come back...

Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa censors Mideast protests