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19 June 2011

Stories from 19 June 2011

Bangladesh: Welcoming Argentina & Nigeria

Brazil: “SlutWalk” Throughout the Country in Images

Holding banners, posters and mottos, "sluts" from cities throughout Brazil rocked the streets and made the society think about gender opression. The movement is inspired by the SlutWalk in Canada...

Macedonia: Pro-Government Media Promote Protest Impostors

On the eve of the big protest against police brutality scheduled for Sunday afternoon in Skopje, several pro-government media outlets tried to manipulate the public by showing an anti-opposition announcement...

Venezuela: Arguments For and Against the Smoking Ban

It is no secret that smokers and non-smokers argue over issues regarding health, air and the freedom of choice. However, many people have used different modes of citizen media to...

India: Failure Of Democracy

India: The Monsoon Legend Of Kerala

China: Attack on a #netfreedom Blogger

For all the talk of Internet freedom, little of it takes into account the bleaker reality of inhabiting Chinese cyberspace. Influential tech blogger William Long addresses this with a post...

Zambia: Netizens Shocked by Death of Former President

Zambian netizens were shocked to wake up on the morning of Saturday June 18, to the news that Zambia’s second president Frederick Chiluba had passed away. Whatever the views on...

Nigeria: On an Explosive Projectile?

It was like a Nollywood premier, but this time there were neither props nor digital effects. Nigeria has joined nations under terrorist threats following the bomb explosion that pierced the...

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