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5 July 2011

Stories from 5 July 2011

Nepal: Indian Movie Banned By Censor Board

Syria: Did Man Film Himself Getting Shot by Sniper?

The citizen video posted by user syria7ra on YouTube has both press and netizens wondering about the authenticity of the images, where it seems that a citizen journalist who was...

Trinidad & Tobago: Blood Donation

Puerto Rico: High Murder Rate

Trinidad & Tobago: Flugtag Fiasco

Trinidad & Tobago: Here Comes the Rain

Bermuda: Action Needed on Good Governance

Serbia: Demanding Apology From Comedian Chelsea Handler

Nearly 44,000 Serbs have joined the Facebook group 'Boycott of Chelsea Handler until she apologizes to the Serbian people,' demanding an apology from the popular American female comedian for the...

Russia: Vladivostok Bloggers Choose the City’s Flag

As the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit of 2012 approaches, local authorities of the Russian maritime city of Vladivostok are busy with preparations, but creative netizens have pointed out that...

Mexico: Neighborhood Affected by Floods Feels Abandoned on Election Day

Wikimedia Bolivia Organizes First Event for Local Wikipedia Editors and Readers

Colombia: Killings of Indigenous Zenú Attributed to Paramilitaries

Iran: Satellite dishes confiscated

East Timor: Urging Proper Investigation on Child Labor

India: Amazing Show Of Hindu Muslim Unity

Morocco: Protests Over Reform Continue

On Friday Morocco voted in a Constitutional referendum proposed by King Mohammed VI. Official results show an overwhelming support to the reform. Bloggers have been denouncing widespread irregularities.

Ukraine: New twist to trial against politician

China: Popular Actress Sparks Homosexuality Debate

Homosexuality is not a crime in China and in the past few years the gay community has become more visible in the Chinese online world. Last week, an overseas Chinese...

Morocco: Reform With the Taste of an Unfinished Business

Throughout the referendum process, the Moroccan blogosphere was divided over the issue of reform. The heated debate shaking the Moroccan society was reflected in social networks. Some are willing to...

Russia: Arctic armament

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