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2 September 2011

Stories from 2 September 2011

Macedonia: Authorities Keep Ignoring Protesters’ Demands

The legislative and executive branches of the Macedonian government continue to ignore the demands of protesters against police brutality, but those who have participated in the protests during the past...

Iran: Smile, the Regime is Reading Your Emails

A growing number of Iranian bloggers have expressed their anxieties after learning that their Gmail inboxes may have been an open book for the Iranian state to read and target...

China: Guangdong Model Making a Comeback?

Back in July this year, the two ‘cake theories’ articulated by the Communist Party of China (CPC) chiefs of Guangdong province and the Chongqing municipality stirred a public debate about...

Zimbabwe: Changing Young Lives Through Theatre

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Boyce Chaka is a 27 year-old poet and stage actor in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second largest city. Since last year, he has been investing his time towards teaching high school kids...

Honduras: Artists and Intellectuals Sign Declaration on Violence in Bajo Aguán

Iran: Protect Iranian Users

Venezuela: Judge Lifts Ban on Weekly ‘6to Poder’

Madagascar: Wikileaks Cables Reveal Foreign Diplomatic Divergence after Coup

South Korea: Police Detained Dozens of Activists and Villagers in Jeju Island

Malaysia: Video salutes Generation 709

Blog Carnival: Mexico – Is There a Solution to This Violence?

Our final summary of the 'Blog Carnival: Mexico - Citizenry, Violence and Blogs', focuses on what bloggers think about the solutions the government and citizens are presenting to try to...

Lebanon: Saad-eddine Al-Hariri the Cab Driver

Lebanon: “Live For The Moment” Attitude?

Sing Out from Japan

Myanmar: Human Rights Report

Myanmar: Monitoring of Parliament Sessions

Thailand: Lese Majeste Trial of Webmaster

Myanmar Train Crash