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6 December 2011

Stories from 6 December 2011

Egypt: Remembering Khaled Said for a World Without Torture

Khaled Said is remembered not only as a face of the Egyptian revolution but also as a symbol of the efforts to stop torture and protect its victims. Through documentaries,...

Brazil: Picture of President Dilma Sparks “Low-level” Debate

Iran: US Virtual Embassy for Tehran

Brazil: Five Cities Without Mobile Phones

Egypt/Libya: Questions on Minorities Freedom After the Revolution

Various recent attacks on freedom of religion in Egypt and Libya, countries which ousted their dictators this year, have raised questions among netizens. Tarek Amr reports.

Brazil: Video-debate on Belo Monte Dam

Iran: Another female blogger was arrested

Peru: Netizens Denounce Police Repression During Protest in Lima Against Conga Mine

Nigeria: Portraits of Kalakuta Queens

Nigeria: On Same Sex Marriage Bill 2011

D.R. of Congo: Half-Hearted Democracy Promotion

Africa/Caribbean: Vote for the YoBloCo Awards

South Korea: Anger Over Free Trade Agreement and Media Silence

Rallies have been held daily in the South Korean capital of Seoul for two weeks now, protesting against the country's free trade agreement with the United States. Citizens have expressed...

Ecuador: Analyzing President Correa's Twitter Habits

Chile: Communist Party Asks for Pablo Neruda's Exhumation

Cuba: A Christmas for the Children

Trinidad & Tobago: Plot Suspects Released

Bermuda: Polling Season

Jamaica: Election Date Set

Venezuela: Government Opponents’ Twitter Accounts Hacked

Hackers who support Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez have been taking over the Twitter accounts of his opponents for the last several months. Netizens haven noticed how certain Twitter users, well...