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9 June 2011

Stories from 9 June 2011

Rugby in Laos

Singapore Blog Awards 2011

Cape Verde: Capital City Without Water

Pakistan: Extra Judicial Killing By Pakistan Rangers

Syria: True Identity of Arrested Blogger Questioned

Since reports emerged that a Syrian blogger named Amina Arraf, known as “Gay Girl in Damascus” had been seized by authorities on Monday, 6 June 2011, serious doubts have surfaced...

Pakistan: Sexual Abuse on Journalists

Sri Lanka: Blogging About Things That Matter

Argentina: Food Writers, Part II

Mexico: Online Citizen Journalism Channel Aims to ‘Counterweight Media Monopolies’

El Salvador: Widespread Opposition to Decree 743

Haiti: Reporting on Wikileaks

Cuba: In Support of Artistic Expression

Trinidad & Tobago: Enforcing Road Rules

Cuba: Tamayo Leaves With Son's Remains

Russia: 6 Months of Suspended Sentence and a Destroyed Laptop for a Forum Comment

Korea: Defector's Commentary on Using Kim Jong-il's Portrait as Army Target

North Korea: North Korean Netbook Appears to be Chinese

Iran: Record Breaking 20-Year Jail Sentence for Blogger

Writing about Iranian bloggers offers few moments of respite. The sad stories are endless, and the threats don't seem to subside. The post explores the stories of three bloggers, Sakhi...

Macedonia: Reminders of Unresolved Killings

Egypt: When Citizen Media Did What Mainstream Media Wouldn't

This first part of a documentary on the Egyptian Revolution tells it from the perspective of blogger and viral video producer Aalam Wassef, focusing on how online video and other...

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