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2 November 2011

Stories from 2 November 2011

Russia, U.S.: Arms Dealer Viktor Bout Indicted

Peru: Student's Death in the Andes Divides Media and Social Networks

Ciro Castillo Rojo had been missing for nearly seven months; the finding of his body put an end to the mystery regarding his whereabouts, but the controversy related to his...

Israel: Netizens Strongly Object to the Prospect of a Strike on Iran

Several Israeli media reports in recent days have discussed the possibility of an imminent Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities. Following these reports, the Israeli public, for the first time,...

Egypt: SCAF – The Last Pillar of the House!?

The past few days we've witnessed the detention of veteran blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, a prisoner tortured to death in jail, and other incidents that have made Egyptian bloggers...

Côte d'Ivoire: Water Shortages in Abidjan Districts

Zambia: Dramatic Elephant Rescue

Uganda: Soldiers for Peace or Oil?

Gaddafi's Lost Arsenal, a Threat to the Sahel Region

Since the beginning of the conflict in Libya that toppled Gaddafi's regime, weapon trafficking has been on the rise in the Sahel region. The consequences of this trafficking threatens peace...

Gambia: Pigs, Cows and Birds

Curacao: Royal Visit to Curacao

Cuba: The 10 Per Cent

Trinidad & Tobago: State to Take Action Against TV Station

Latin America: Travel Writer Tackles the Andes

Colombia: Anonymous Invites Citizens to Protest on November 10

Honduras: “Operation Lightning” Amid Police Shake Up

Cuba: A Society Without Trees?

Jamaica: A Halloween Story

Palestine: New Flotilla en Route to Break Gaza Siege

A flotilla made up of a Canadian and an Irish ship is en route to Palestine, to break the siege on Gaza, it emerged today. The covert operation was under...

Philippines: Average internet speed

Philippines: Failure of social media activism