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24 October 2011

Stories from 24 October 2011

Photos: Flash Mob Encouraging Youth to Vote, South Korea

Hungary: Live-Blogging Oct. 23 Opposition Protest in Budapest

Egypt: Catch the Former Regime Remnants

Technology for Transparency Network

Last April, an Egyptian court ordered the dissolution of the political organization that ruled the nation for decades. Its members are however reinventing themselves, joining the lists of candidates vying...

Tunisia: Provisional Results Suggest Islamists Advance

Provisional results of the October 23 election in Tunisia suggest that the Islamist party Ennahdha took the biggest share of the votes. Counting of the votes is still underway, and...

Macedonia: Million Tweets – an Existentialist Parody Poem

Blogger iskra_iskric has dared to adapt a Macedonian rock classic by the band Arhangel to the new digital reality, creating a new poem on tweetering.

USA: Lawrence Lessig's “Republic, Lost”

Honduras: Blogger's Facebook Account is Shut Down

El Salvador: A Look at Relief Efforts as Water Recedes

Chile: Students Storm Former Congress Building

East Timor: Petition to Keep the Country Debt-Free

Africa: Africa's Challenge to Western Homosexuality

Zambia: Presidential Immunity Must be Limited to the Term of Office

Zambia: Netizens Divided Over Sata's Apology to Angola

Since he took over as Zambia’s president after the September 20 election, Michael Sata has committed several diplomatic blunders. The biggest talking point is his apology to the Angolan government...

Colombia: Workers and Students Take to the Streets in Protest

Public sector workers and university students have hit the streets of Colombia to express their dissatisfaction. Cati Restrepo explores some of their concerns.

Argentina: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Re-Elected President

Presidential elections held in Argentina on October 23 resulted in a sweeping victory for current President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, according to preliminary results. This post looks at how Argentinians...

Cameroon: French Politician Denounces Irregularities in the Cameroonian Election

Mozambique: Uniting Small Farmers for a Better Tomorrow

7 Billion Actions

Mr. Júlio dos Santos Pêssego is one of the principal leaders of the "peasant movement" in Niassa province in Mozambique. He helps organize community groups that work to defend land...

Cameroon : The First Lady Fake Twitter Account

Cuba: Recounting Repression

Trinidad & Tobago: Making Anya the Fan Favourite