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13 March 2011

Stories from 13 March 2011

Albania: “The Civil Alternative” Website

Russia: Social Media Monitoring Tools

Japan: Info on earthquake for Chinese residents and tourists

Sri Lanka: Pictures Of New Rupees Bills

What Yunus Means For Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Internet In An Evolving World Of Faith, Religion and Spirituality

India: Implications Of Fukushima Reactors

Global: Thoughts on the World Day Against Cyber-Censorship

Bloggers took action on the World Day Against Cyber-Censorship on March 12, 2011, and spent the weekend commenting on the state of online freedom of expression, raising awareness about censorship...

Puerto Rico: Virtual campaign against violence

Peru: The Peruvian Amazon

What does the Amazon mean to Peru and, in turn, Peru to it? Juan Arellano answers these questions with a brief historical summary of the Peruvian Amazon and a compilation...

Puerto Rico: Another senator convicted of corruption

Puerto Rico: Professors debate student strike

Jordan: Bloggers Celebrate Their Country

March 12, 2011 marked the fourth annual Blog for Jordan day. Jordanians, foreigners living in Jordan, and Jordanians living abroad, all pitched in to write about their love for Jordan...

Japan: Social Translation in Times of Crisis

When disaster struck on March 11, 2011, Japan was thrust into the center of attention. As inquiries, goodwill, advice, and donations pour in from around the world, citizens have stood...

Iran:”Basij hackers will attack enemy websites”

Portugal: Scraping By But Making Noise

Uzbekistan: The Enemies of the Internet are Known

12 March was the World Day Against Cyber-Censorship. Launched by Reporters Without Borders in 2008, the initiative is intended to promote the idea of Internet without restrictions and accessible to...

Indonesia: Flash flood in Aceh

Myanmar: Fishing at a no-fishing lake

Myanmar: Strike at shoe factory

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