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16 August 2011

Stories from 16 August 2011

Indonesia: Villagers Threaten to Raise Malaysian Flag

Singapore: Foreign Maids are Happy?

Malaysia: Voter Registration Details

Vanuatu: Concern on Media Independence

Vietnam: Blogger Pham Minh Hoang Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

The ‘New Latin America’ Faces its Past

Guatemala: Memoir Captures Complicated Adoption Process

Peru: New Bills for a New Congress

India: RTI and Wildlife Activist Killed in Broad Daylight

Indian Right To Information activist and NGO worker Shehla Masood (39) was shot dead in front of her residence in Bhopal on Tuesday morning. She was also known for campaigning...

Ecuador: President Correa's Tumultuous Relationship With the Media

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa recently won a libel case against newspaper El Universo, for an article in which journalist Emilio Palacio gives an account of Correa's actions during the September...

India, US: Stories Of Adoption From India

Puerto Rico: Blogging & Ethics

Trinidad & Tobago: Tweeting for Anya

Trinidad & Tobago: Meet Morvant

Iran: Blogger Freed After 25-Day Hunger Strike

Dr. Mehdi Khazali, a blogger, publisher and son of a leading conservative cleric and former Council of Guardians member, Ayatollah Khazali, was released on bail from prison on Sunday after...

Cuba: Everyday Violence

Jamaica: No Love for Gays?

Malawi: Confusion and Uncertainty Over August 17 Vigil

With hours to go before August 17, the day set aside for follow-up nation-wide demonstrations in Malawi, a cloud of uncertainty hovers over the country. One team has announced a...

Africa: The Looting of African Fishery Resources

Russia: New Legislation to Allow “Creative Commons” License