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8 September 2011

Stories from 8 September 2011

Cambodia: State of Human Rights

East Timor urged not to borrow

Cambodia: SMS versus Malaria

Morocco: The Twitter Opposition Party

On Monday, the Moroccan government launched a campaign to showcase its "achievements" since attaining power. A website was created to spearhead the campaign which comes only two months before a...

Honduras: Video ‘Paradise in Peril’ Documents Destruction of Río Platano Biosphere Reserve

Bolivia: Interview With Blogger Hugo Miranda

Mexico: The Importance of Literacy

Brazil: Does Crime Pay? The Truth About Reclusion Benefits

The Brazilian government’s initiative to offer a benefit to prisoners’ family members and dependents has sparked the debate in online citizen media because of a propaganda email chain against the...

Panama: Twitter Users Spark Protests Against the Government

Hundreds of Panamanians joined in agreement on Twitter to honk their horns and bang pots and pans as a means of protesting the current government. This is not the first...

Cambodia: ‘Avatar’ Rally to Protect Country’s Forest

Prey Lang, the largest lowland forest in Cambodia and home of more than 200,000 indigenous peoples, is threatened by the plan of the government to transform the area into plantations...

Zimbabwe: Deluge of Online Reactions to Latest WikiLeaks

Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks cables are raising an online storm among Zimbabwe’s netizens. The latest release, among other things, quotes the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor saying Mugabe will die of...

Russia: President's Office Orders Blog Campaign to Neutralize 2012 APEC Summit Criticisms

Russia: Crowdsourced Map of Electoral Violations Launched

Bahrain: Medical Staff Released After Hunger Strike

Bahrain yesterday released doctors and medical personnel who have been behind bars since March 2011, after increased international condemnation and a series of hunger strikes by supporters inside and outside...

Burundi: The Challenges of Making a Living from Farming

Madagascar: Singles, Beware of Bloggers !

9/11 Retrospective: The Birth of a Generation

Ten years have passed since the coordinated 9/11 attacks on the USA by al-Qaeda, an event that changed the world in many ways. All this is discussed through short videos...

Israel: Stop Motion Inside Stop Motion