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13 May 2011

Stories from 13 May 2011

Uganda: Women's Groups, Lawyers Join Walk to Work Protests

As Uganda's Walk to Work protests enter their second month, the original group of opposition politicians has now been joined by women's organizations and lawyers who are angered not only...

Cuba: Different Sides of the Soto Story

Trinidad & Tobago: The Firing of King

South Korea: Blogger's Phone Review Deleted by Samsung

In South Korea, an influential blogger's review on a Samsung smartphone was removed due to pressure from the manufacturer. Internet users have harshly criticised the nation's biggest conglomerate, Samsung Electronics...

Haiti: Taking Responsibility for Cholera

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Warner & the UK's World Cup Bid

Jamaica: The Simple Life

India: 34 Years of Communist Rule Ends in West Bengal

West Bengal today witnessed history in the making when the Indian state's 34 year long Communist rule was ousted from power by Mamata Banerje - leader of the All India...

Uganda: Police Paint Protesters Pink

Ugandan police have responded to the past month's ongoing Walk to Work protests by spraying protesters with tear gas and live bullets. During a demonstration on Tuesday, they took a...

Germany: Learning German with a Blog

Greece: Wave of Racist Attacks on Immigrants in Athens

In the past days, right-wing extremists in Athens, Greece have launched pogrom-like attacks on immigrants in the downtown Athens area. Dozens have been injured. It began on May 10, one...

East Timor: Cartoons on Development and Everyday Life

May 11, 1981: 30 Years Ago, Bob Marley and François Mitterrand

Eritrea: The Plight of Eritrea Refugees in Egypt

Russia: Blogger Continues to Fight for Right to Photograph

RuNet Echo

Uganda: Museveni’s Swearing in Overshadowed by Rival's Return

Ugandan netizens discuss the swearing in ceremony of Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni which was overshadowed by the arrival of his rival and three time challenger Dr. Kizza Besigye who...

Russia: Quantitative Research Proves Blogs Set an Alternative News Agenda

RuNet Echo

Russia: Opposition Blogger's Trial Starts After a Year of Detention

RuNet Echo

China: Police Violence and Public Anger

Russia: North Caucasian Website DDoS-attacked and Hacked

RuNet Echo

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