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18 July 2011

Stories from 18 July 2011

Pakistan: Pictures Of The Alleged MQM-ISI Joint Death-squad

Kuwait: Bloggers Fight Internet Companies

In the past two months, Kuwaiti bloggers have campaigned against Internet companies in Kuwait which are enforcing a policy of limited bandwidth, steeply raising prices in the past year by...

Brazil: Belo Monte March in Images

Iran: Summer Heat Gives Way to Crackdowns on “Improper” Clothing

In many places, summer means sun, sea and holidays. In Iran, summer means at least one more thing: crackdowns on women wearing improper or “un-Islamic” clothing.

Serbia: Disgruntled Community Vs. Disgruntled Politician on Twitter

Serbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vuk Jeremić, has instigated a social media situation that may seriously damage relations that local citizen media and some politicians have been building. The reaction...

China: Campaigning for the Release of Female Activist Wang Lihong

The Chinese government has been arresting human right activists and political dissidents under the pretext of the Jasmine crack down. Many of the detainees have been released, but female activist,...

El Salvador: Human Chain in San Salvador to Demand Dignified Housing

Ecuador: Campus Party Quito

Iran: Mehdi Khazali, a publisher and blogger was arrested

Cuba: Stowaway Dies

Cuba: Female Activists Reportedly Beaten/Detained

Trinidad & Tobago: LGBT Community

Trinidad & Tobago: The Colman Comission

Jamaica: Rivers & Mountains

Nigeria: Challenges of Shopping Online

Iran: Plight of seven detained netizens

Ghana: Creativity at Chale Wote Street Festival

Bolivia: New Road Threatens Indigenous Territory of Isiboro Sécure

Bolivian President Evo Morales is under heavy criticism for his insistence in building a road that would pass through the Indigenous Territory and National Park of Isiboro Sécure, contradicting his...

Germany: Stasi and its Informers

No Typos or Errors in North Korean Newspapers

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