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7 April 2011

Stories from 7 April 2011

Hungary: Fear of Pushing Copyright Term Extension Proposal

Jamaica: Poetry & Sensuality

Cuba: Political Opposition

Puerto Rico: Clarifying Domestic Violence Decision

Puerto Rico: Digital Literature

Brazil: Blood appeal for the victims of school shooting rampage

China: Everybody Can Become Ai Weiwei

A fellow filmmaker and activist, Ai Xiaoming, herself under heavy surveillance, tries to sum up the significance of detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's work: "Ai has managed to greatly legitimize...

Nigeria: Will Technology Impact 2011 Elections?

Nigerians will go to the polls on 16 April 2011 to elect their new president. The election was postponed from 9 April 2011 because of organizational difficulties. In this post...

Mexico: 59 Bodies Found in Mass Graves in Tamaulipas

Peru: Blogger Interviews Mayor of Lima Susana Villarán

Guatemala's “Mobile Phone Democracy”

Côte d'Ivoire: Gbagbo Resists, Africans Protest

While former Côte d'Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo is still holed up in a bunker in the country, resisting arrest for continuing to deny his loss of the 2010 presidential election,...

Russia: Communist campaign against tandemocracy

Japan: Earthquake catfish prints

Barbados: Windies-Leaks?

Russia: RuNet Celebrates 17 Years Today

Russia: Compromising Photos of Saint-Petersburg Judge Leaked

Sri Lanka: Women’s Photography Exhibition 2011

Pakistan: Killings And Abductions In Balochistan

Bhutan: Losing The National Game

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