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2 May 2011

Stories from 2 May 2011

Macedonia: The Roma – Inside or Outside the Circle?

A local Roma blogger writes about the contrast between the legal framework providing full protection of human and ethnic rights and the everyday experiences of the Roma in Macedonia.

Iran: Bloggers React to the Death of Bin Laden

Several Iranian bloggers have reacted to the death of Osama Bin Laden. Some with serious remarks, a few with questions and some with irony.

Arab World: Where Some Are Mourning Osama Bin Laden

The end of Al Qaeda's Saudi leader Osama bin Laden was met with tributes and remembrance by many users on Twitter from across the Arab world. Here is a sample...

Nepal: A Debate On Piracy And Copyright

Sri Lanka: Its All About Accountability

Caribbean: Reactions to News of Bin Laden's Death

Barbados: Illogical Headlines

Haiti: The Church's Role

Trinidad & Tobago: “Bocas” a Success

Cuba: Indoctrination of Children

Afghanistan: The massive cost of the war

Africa: African Atheists and Freethinkers

Angola: Lack of Coverage on the Exclave of Cabinda

Morocco: “I Love Kech!”

Marrakech, the main tourist attraction in Morocco, was hit on Thursday by a bomb attack. Bloggers are asking people to send their pictures to show solidarity with the victims of...

Morocco: Bloggers React to Marrakech Attack

Morocco's tourist hub cof Marrakech was hit on Thursday by a bomb blast that ripped through a popular restaurant killing 16 people, most of whom were foreigners. Netizens have been...

Argentina: Reactions to Mario Vargas Llosa's Keynote Address at the Book Fair

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Mario Vargas Llosa was invited to give the inaugural speech at the 2011 Book Fair in Buenos Aires. The invitation to be the...

South Korea: Surprising Election, as Twitter Draws Youth to Polls

South Korea's ruling Grand National Party suffered a crushing defeat in by-elections on April 27, demonstrating a widespread yearning for change, and to many also heralding the power of Twitter...

Pakistan: Reactions on the Death of Osama Bin Laden

Long before US president Obama's speech, the news leaked onto Twitter that Osama Bin Laden had been killed and the news media jumped on the story. Soon the Twittersphere started...

Philippines: ‘Goodbye Friendster’

Social network site Friendster will become a 'social entertainment' site soon and it will delete the profile content of its users at the end of the month. Many Filipinos react...

The Balkans: Most Influential ex-Yu Twitter Users

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