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17 May 2011

Stories from 17 May 2011

Ukraine, U.S.: Chornobyl Songs Project

Russia: Navalny Called In For Questioning On Rospil Logo

Cambodia: Blog to promote LGBT welfare

Why East Timor should join ASEAN?

Egypt: Online Campaigns to Release Arrested Protesters Underway

Egyptian cyber activists went back to their keyboards to demand the release of protesters and bystanders arrested on Sunday for being at a protest outside the Israeli Embassy in Cairo...

Trinidad & Tobago: Dangerous Dogs & the Bigger Picture

Cuba: Uncertain Internet Future

Spain: Thousands of People Take the Streets

Spanish citizens have taken to the streets this week to protest against corruption, unemployment, and a political structure that favors a two-party system. "We're not merchandise in the hands of...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Women & HIV

Trinidad & Tobago: Manning Suspended

Bermuda: New Politics

Zambia: Whistle-Blowing Or Personal Vendetta?

In Zambia, it is very rare for politicians holding ministerial positions to resign on their own without a hint of scandal. Bloggers have been discussing the shock resignation of former...

China: Another Failed Grassroots Election

A retired worker from Jiangxi province, China, Liu Ping, had decided to run an economic justice campaign in the grassroots level election for her local seat in China's People's Congress....

Equatorial Guinea: A New Blog is Born

Tunisia: Internet Censorship Makes a Comeback

Tunisian netizens have enjoyed an unprecedented access to the Internet, following the fall of the Ben Ali regime in mid-January and the end of the country's previous web censorship. This...

Colombia, El Salvador: Outlook for Coffee Exports

El Salvador: Government Program Seeks to Improve Lives of Low-Income Women

Mexico: Teachers March on National Teachers Day

Jordan: Debating a Possible GCC Union

The announcement that Jordan and Morocco might join the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) caused an immediate shockwave of reactions. Many Jordanians were elated at the news, saying that it...

Macedonia: Report on Sexual & Health Rights of Marginalized Communities