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November, 2011

Stories from November, 2011

30 November 2011

Iran: British Embassy in Tehran Attacked

On 29 November, a crowd of about 1,000 people demonstrated near the British embassy in Tehran after Britain cut all financial ties with Iran over concerns about its nuclear program....

Peru: Conga Mining Project Suspended in Wake of Public Pressure

Protesting residents have managed to temporarily suspend operations of the Conga gold mining project, but protests continue all the same in support of the project's definitive cancellation. At the heart...

Latin America: A Conversation With Santiago Hoerth about Open Technology

Juan Arellano chats with Santiago Hoerth, founder and coordinator of Código Sur, about his organization, issues related to neutral Internet exchange points (IXP) and free networks, and the current state...

Iran: UK embassy under attack

Iran: “Police brutality toward the protesters”

Malaysia: Netizens React to ‘Peaceful Assembly Bill’

The Malaysian Parliament has approved the Peaceful Assembly Bill which gives police broad powers to control and even ban street assemblies and protests. Activists described the measure as an attack...

Myanmar: Meeting Aung San Suu Kyi

Clinton's Visit to Myanmar

Myanmar, Thailand: Mong Kok Coal Project

Indonesia: Social Media Situation

Cambodia: Law on Prison Labor

Bolivia Holds its First ‘PressCamp’

Chile: Mapuche Protest Militarization and Project to Build Airport

South Africa: Sci-Fi Novel “Zoo City” to Get Film Adaptation

Colombia: Internally Displaced People Tell Blogger their Stories

Cuba: Under “Survey-lance”

Trinidad & Tobago: Impressed with Miss Miles

Barbados: The Pride of Independence

Bermuda: Public Debate about Crime Reduction Methods?

Jamaica: First Afro Chess Grandmaster

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