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29 July 2011

Stories from 29 July 2011

SEE: Danica Radovanovic's Interview on Online Social Interactions

Kuwait: Bidun fly “Freedom Balloons”

A month ago, the stateless community of Kuwait started a 3 day-long campaign of “flipping your twitter avatar” to catch the media's attention and highlight their cause for the world....

Denmark: Starvation Day

Senegal: Against a third term for President Wade

China: Know more about activist Wang Lihong

Kenya: Facebook Should Unfriend John Mwau

A Kenyan blogger, Daudi Were, has raised an interesting question about whether the U.S. government will be willing to enforce the Kingpin Act against Facebook for apparently doing business with...

El Salvador: National Assembly Repeals Decree 743 Requiring Unanimity on Constitutional Court

Mexico: Improvements in Education Decreasing Emigration Rates

Colombia: ‘Padding Journalism’

Global Voices Bloggers to Mentor Youth Activists from 10 Countries

Today we announce the names of 10 Global Voices bloggers and 11 activists who will be working together virtually over the next months as part of a new mentoring initiative...

Bahamas: Taking Precautions vs. Dengue

Cuba: MSM Paying Attention

Bangladesh: Indigenous or Not Indigenous, That Is The Question

In recent months many Bangladeshi indigenous people have taken the streets holding meetings, human chains and rallies, demanding constitutional recognition of their identity. Bloggers also voice their opinions on this...

Haiti: Revered Flag Maker Dies

Dominica: Rains Cause River to Break Bank

Cuba: Internet Restrictions

Iran: Islamic Republic's problem with ‘Chat’ and ‘Facebook’

South Korea: 35 Million Users’ Information Leaked in Cyber Attack

Armenia: The Barber of Ashtarak

China: Wen Jiabao in bed for 11 days?