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4 December 2011

Stories from 4 December 2011

Thailand: 761,416 Webpages are Blocked

Thailand: Corruption Rating

Thailand: #welovetheking hashtag

Philippines: Campout Against Budget Cuts

Philippines: Red Whistle Campaign against HIV/AIDS

Social Media Event Gathers Southeast Asia Bloggers

Madagascar: Debating the Worth of Foreign Direct Investment

While Madagascar attempts to find a way out of a prolonged political crisis, Malagasy bloggers are discussing the value of foreign direct investments. Many Malagasy believe that Madagascar, like many...

Slutwalk Singapore Photos

Syria: Free Razan Ghazzawi

Syrian authorities have arrested blogger Razan Ghazzawi on the Syrian-Jordanian border today. Ghazzawi was on her way to Amman to attend a workshop on press freedom in the Arab world....

China: Monitoring the 2012 Presidential Election

Chinese netizen interest this weekend in the first of three debates leading up to Taiwan's presidential election next month suggests more attention will be paid to this round than was...

Yemen: Taiz is Bleeding

Taiz, Yemen's third largest city, has become the bleeding heart of the Yemeni revolution. The city has been subjected to indiscriminate shelling which is reaping victims on a daily basis....

Canada: The Start of the SlutWalk Movement

Global Voices' author, Maria Grabowski, interviews Heather Jarvis, the co-founder of the first SlutWalk initiative based in Toronto. They talk about the background of the movement and its quick spread...

Zambia: President's Son New Luxury Cars Cause Uproar

The revelation by the Committee of Citizens Executive Director, Gregory Chifire, that the Zambian president's son, Mulenga Sata, recently acquired two expensive vehicles has drawn mixed reactions from Zambian netizens.

Japan: Néojaponisme on Marginal Subcultures

Russia: Massive DDoS Attacks Against Independent Websites on the Election Day

Bangladesh: Lone Woman Shows Resilience by Peaking Summits

Wasfia Nazreen, a Bangladeshi rights activist and development worker quit her job to fulfill her dream to reach seven summits of the seven continents. Her climbs highlight the resilience of...

Azerbaijan: Dos and Don'ts of local customs

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