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28 June 2011

Stories from 28 June 2011

Armenia: Animal Activists Demand End to Stray Dog Killings

In the last few days animal activists are making unprecedented use of social media in the South Caucasus by demanding that the inhumane killing of stray dogs end by flooding...

India: Unique ID System To Verify Twitter And Facebook Accounts

Angola: The City Evolves and the “Icons” Vanish

Cape Verde: A Story of Accessibility

Video: Love Story, Short Film, Cellphone

Uruguay: In Cerro Chato Citizens Protest in Favor and Against the Aratirí Mining Project

El Salvador: Food Security, a Historical and Ongoing Struggle

Ecuador's Growing Problem with Organized Crime

Hijablogging: “Hijab Undecided”

The topics discussed and debated in the "hijablogosphere" are always wide-ranging, but a succession of recent blog posts delve into one particularly tricky topic: what happens when a woman decides...

Iran: Greens, Democratization and the Aging Demon

Two years after the protest movement erupted in Iran, the Internet plays not only a vital role for circulating information, but also in stimulating internal democratization within opposition movements through...

Azerbaijan: Photojournalist detained, deported

Russia: New Research Shows Almost No Gender Difference in Web Search Patterns

Michael Sandel in China

Last month, renowned Harvard professor Michael Sandel delivered a lecture on justice and morality at Tsinghua University in China. He also talked about how his theories relate to contemporary China...

Russia: ‘Nerds On Yachts’ Photo Session

Senegal: Power Shortages in Dakar Lead to More Riots

Russia/Moldova: Eduard Bagirov, Internet Hooligan, Arrested in Moldova

Haiti: Helping to Stop Human Trafficking

Cuba: Methodist Pastor Replaced

Suriname: On Art

Barbados: Cricket Needs Managing

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