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27 April 2011

Stories from 27 April 2011

Ukraine: Stories From the Charity Walk to Chornobyl

Ukraine: “Twenty-five years ago – Chornobyl – Where were you?”

Russia: Kidnapping of Ivan Kaspersky

Colombia's Harsh Winter

Panama: Challanges for the LGBT Community

Hungary: Hungarian-Roma Tensions Result in Clash in Gyöngyöspata

Last night, four people were injured in a clash between ethnic Hungarian members of the far-right group Véderő and members of the Roma community in the village of Gyöngyöspata. Contradictory...

Iran: Activist and blogger died in a car accident

Ethiopia: Read Latest Posts By Ethiopian Bloggers

Iran: Students march for better conditions

Egypt: Gigi Ibrahim on The Daily Show

The appearance of Egyptian political activist Gigi Ibrahim on The Daily Show brought a wave of support and protests from fellow tweeps, who covered the Egyptian revolution. Gigi spoke about...

Cuba: Right to the Internet

Suriname: Video Art

Cuba: The “Queen of Incredulity”

Madagascar: Here We Go Again with Land Grabbing, minus the Outrage

D.R. of Congo: Donors wary of involvement in elections

Russia: Communist Party Leads Social Networks Activity Rating

Kuwait: Sit-in to Rename “Journalism Street” After Al-Saleh Planned

Kuwaiti journalists are planning to stage a sit-in tonight (April 27) to demand renaming "Journalism Street" after the late Mohammed Mousaed Al-Saleh, who was one of the very well known...

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Best Practices of Crowd Funding

Nigeria: Women Protest in Abuja

Kenya: Poets and Writers Meet in Nairobi