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December, 2011

Stories from December, 2011

31 December 2011

Iran: “Law of Computer Crimes” and Parliamentary Elections

Philippines: Typhoon Sendong and Social Media

Typhoon Sendong victims, their families, and friends, in the Philippines are using social media to look for missing victims, coordinate and document relief efforts, and record images and accounts of...

Online Highlights from the Portuguese-Speaking World in 2011

2011 has been another year in which bloggers and activists from a number of Portuguese-speaking countries have come together to report, translate and promote blogs and citizen media from all...

30 December 2011

Macedonia: Pioneering Battery Disposal Initiative

Somalia: Crimes against Journalists Increased In 2011

Jamaica: why they lost the election

Africa: 10 West African Club Tracks

Ghana: Reading 52 Books in 50 Weeks

India, UK: Killing of Indian Student in the UK Stirs Up Racism Debate

On Monday the 26th of December 2011, Anuj Bidve, a 23yr old Indian student from Pune, was shot dead at point blank range in Salford, Greater Manchester, UK. Netizens react...

Ghana: My Blogging Year 2011

Yemen: Should the US Grant Saleh a Visa?

A recent buzz among tweeps following Yemen news has been the issue of Honorary President Ali Abdullah Saleh's plans to travel to the US. Netizens warn against granting a visit...

Trinidad and Tobago: a lesson about strength

Jamaica: a new prime minister

Chile: Netizens Report and React to Torres del Paine Wildfire

Iran: A petition for a jailed activist

Iran: Rafsanjani's site was filtered

Iran: Student activist was released after 11 years

Iran:”Parliament is like Animal House”

Argentina: New Anti-Terrorism Law Raises Concerns

Argentina Tech Blogger Looks into ‘Death’ of Blogs

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