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20 May 2011

Stories from 20 May 2011

Australia: Journalist Arrest Over Facebook Photo

Australian journalist arrested and iPad seized! No it’s not Julian Assange. But Ben Grubb’s brief encounter with Queensland authorities raised several serious cyber issues including social media privacy and security,...

India: A Day In The Life Of A Beggar

Nepal: Dhaka Topi, The National Identity

Sri Lanka: Transparency Regarding ‘Boot Camp’ For Youth

Bhutan: Another Royal Wedding

Bulgaria: Right-Wing Group and Muslims Clash in Sofia

Ruslan Trad reports on the violent clashes that erupted in Sofia during today's nationalist rally against a mosque's loudspeakers, between sympathizers of the nationalist Ataka party and local Muslims.

Portugal: Uncovering Transparency in Parliament

Africa: Will Land Grab Help Africa?

Africa: African Cartoonist Top Somalia Cartoon competition

Uganda/Kenya: Anti Kenya Airways campaign bound to fail

Spain: “Yes We Camp,” Mobilizing on the Streets and the Internet

Since May 15, people in Spain have taken the streets to demand democracy in advance to the upcoming elections, with thousands camping out in cities across the country. Protesters and...

Cuba: Reforms vs. Reality

Bahamas: Help with Crime?

Brazil: Future of Forests at Stake

Across the past few weeks, the Brazilian National Congress has been abuzz with the pressure to vote on a new Forestry Code. The project based on proposed changes of the...

Cuba: Musings on the Sixth Congress

Jamaica: A Lucky Poem

Cuba: Pastor Speaks Out

North Korea: Has Idolization of Kim Jong-Un Failed?

Armenia: Royal visit to Ireland as an example for the Caucasus

Azerbaijan: Manatvision