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13 July 2011

Stories from 13 July 2011

Nepal: Children Suffer In Patriarchal Society

India: Mumbai Relives A Day Of Terror

Today in the evening three coordinated bombs exploded in crowded commercial areas of Mumbai. Netizens were quick to embrace social media to spread news and communicate ways to help. This...

Tunisia: Campaign to Free Government Critic Samir Feriani

A group of Tunisian bloggers and activists have launched a campaign to free Samir Feriani, a former senior official in Tunisia's Interior Ministry who has been detained since May, 29,...

TED Talk by Global Voices Co-Founder Rebecca MacKinnon

In a TED talk on July 12, 2011 Rebecca MacKinnon describes how the internet has become a primary communication channel between citizens and governments, but warns that there is a...

Venezuela: Caracas ‘At Its Best’ Thanks to Citizen Initiatives

Chile: 40 Years of Nationalized Copper

Russia: Return of Soviet Practises in Nemtsov Case?

Montenegro: Serbian not spoken here?

Russia: Kremlin Critics Threatened With Travel Ban

On July 6, 2011, leading political opposition activists Boris Nemtsov and Vladimir Milov suddenly found themselves banned from leaving Russia by the country's Federal Bailiff Service. The concept of a...

Belarus: Vkontakte Social Network Blocked by the Providers

Argentina: The 2011 ‘Copa América’, Lionel Messi and Argentines

The 2011 'Copa America' in Argentina has generated many reactions, particularly with respect to player Lionel Messi and his performance in this football competition. Do Argentines love Messi or not?

Afghanistan: Underage girl used for a suicide bombing

Afghanistan: Ahmed Wali Karzai Assassinated

Ukraine: Why Volunteer?

Russia: Infrastructure Falling Apart

Estonia: Agonizing Over History

Cuba, U.S.A.: About that Embargo

Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago: Fire Festival

Bahamas: Land Use Planning

Cuba: 17th Anniversary of “13 de marzo”

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