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5 April 2011

Stories from 5 April 2011

Russia: Anti-Corruption iPad Application Beats “Angry Birds”

Yemen: Crackdown on Protestors Continues

On Monday, the Yemeni cities of Taiz and Hudaida were the scene of bloody crackdown by security forces on peaceful anti-government protestors. Once again, Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Yemeni president...

Map of People on Twitter in Thailand

Japan: “The Fear of Magnitude 0″

In the wake of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake which hit Japan, changing forever the lives of so many people, popular writer Keiya Mizuno decided to use words as a means...

Malaysia: Enough with the political sex scandals

Bahrain: Blogger “Emoodz” Detained

On March 30, 2011, Bahraini blogger Mohamed El-Maskati, better known in the blogosphere as "Emoodz" was arrested. According to Reporters Without Borders, El-Maskati's arrest came after threats from a member...

Taiwan: Start-ups Ask “Where's the Love, Government?”

Côte d'Ivoire: Diaspora in France demonstrate against French military intervention

Côte d'Ivoire: Is Foreign Intervention Legal?

The struggle for power in Côte d'Ivoire may soon reach its conclusion in Abidjan, where The Republican Forces (FRCI) loyal to Alassane Ouattara have started an offensive against the positions...