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16 July 2011

Stories from 16 July 2011

Bangladesh: The Link Between Aid Work And Islamic Extremism

Bangladesh: Sexual Assault By A Teacher Triggers Student Uprising

The recent protests at the Viqarunnisa Noon School and College (VNC) in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, has stirred much buzz in the Bangladeshi blogosphere. After a three-fold campaign via Blogs,...

Hungary: Changes to Constitutional Court and Electoral Law

Russia: Public Transport Safety

Czech Republic: Czechs Head European Marijuana Use

Australia: Regime Change Rupert Murdoch Style

It is a sign of the times when John Hartigan, News Limited’s head in Australia, has to defend his newspapers’ aggressive approach to the Gillard government. Murdoch’s Oz media have...

Indonesia: Minister Revives Plan to Control Social Media

Indonesia's IT and Communications Minister has said that social media sites like Twitter and Facebook must be strictly controlled since they can be used to destabilize the government. His statement...

Tunisia: Police Brutally Disperse Peaceful Protesters

Tunisian police brutally dispersed protesters outside the headquarters of the Cabinet yesterday (July 15). The protesters were calling for reform and were planning to launch a third sit-in at Kasbah...

Guinea: Mass Slaughter of Cattles After Ethnic Clashes

India: Bomb Blasts In Mumbai – A Preliminary Assessment

China: NetEase's business

China: The development of investigative report

South Korea: Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple Draws About 20 Thousands