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7 August 2011

Stories from 7 August 2011

Serbia, Kosovo, Russia: A Letter to Putin

Thailand: University Student Detained for Lese Majeste

Bhutan: Corruption And The Big Fishes

Maldives: Quality Schools

Thailand: Reviving the Democrat Party

Sri Lanka: Comparing Intelligence

Thailand: Inside a Thai Court

India: A Virtual Meeting Place For Farmers And Consumers

Ukraine: Time for a Change?

Ukraine: Courtroom Mudslinging

Russia: New Legislation Against Online Extremism

Russia: Bloggers Initiated Day of Garbage Cleaning

Syria: Death Toll Mounts as Ramadan Massacre Continues

Protests calling for President Bashar Al Assad “to leave” continue in Syria this Ramadan. As the death toll mounts, reactions continue to pour in from across the Arab world.

Zambia: Complaining And Complimenting Electronically

Dear Zambia is a website whose content is generated by Zambian netizens who have got beef with anything going wrong in the country - or indeed, those who have anything...

Senegal: 5-Year Ban For Football Star El Hadj Diouf

Japan: Foraging for food in Tokyo

Venezuela: A funny tribute song for Google +

Russia: Photos From the Tyva (Tuva) Republic

Russia: “Stolen Dreams”

Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko's Trial and the Legacy of “Gassy Shenanigans”