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6 May 2011

Stories from 6 May 2011

Palestine: Demonstrations Against Occupation, For Unity

In the last several years, West Bank Palestinian villages have seen their land claimed both by Jewish settlements in the West Bank and by the security wall erected by Israel....

Greece: Documentary Film “Debtocracy” Available in English

Tunisia: Police Brutality is Back

Tunisians are back on the streets calling for the overthrow of the government, after former Interior Minister Farhat Rajhi announced on Facebook that Tunisia continues to be run by a...

Ecuador: The 10 Questions Ecuadorians Will Vote On

Guyana: Chanderpaul & the WICB

Cuba: Torture Tactic

Trinidad & Tobago: Time for Land Use Policy

Trinidad & Tobago: Valley Dies

Cuba: Proper Care for HIV+ Mother

Syria: Reports of Telecom Disruptions as Protests Rage

Twitter users in Syria are reporting that mobile internet telecommunications have been disrupted today, as protests continued across the country. Some also report that landlines and electricity have been disconnected...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Surge in Use of Mobile Phones

Tunisia: Blog Declines Award Sponsored by Bahrain Government

Award-winning Tunisian blog Nawaat, which has been instrumental in reporting the Tunisian Revolution, has declined the Arab eContent award, in protest against the Bahraini government's censorship policy and violations of...

Africa: Osama's Death: How the Letter O Helped Obama

African netizens react to the news of Osama's death: Kenyan blogger Clay Onyango comes up with his take on why Osama was killed by the United States administration, while Crazy...

Jordan: “Bring Raad Home” from Syria

Momentum is building up online to pressure the Syrian authorities to release Jordanian Raad Kawar, who has been held since April 19. The 26-year-old was in Syria returning by car...

Russia: Problematic leniency towards corruption

Azerbaijan: Clashes during hijab ban protest

Russia: Individual political funding

Kuwait: In Love with Osama Bin Laden

Kuwaiti columnist Khulood Al-Khamis has declared her undying love to terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden, saying she looks forward to being united with him in heaven to live out her...

Poland: Pre-war functionalism

Japan: Tarō Okamoto's Mural Hijacked

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