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30 December 2011

Stories from 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

Egypt: 2011 in Blog Posts

The year 2011 is coming to an end, and with all the events took place in Egypt, it is important to list the most important or controversial blog posts of...

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

Chile: Neighbors and Netizens Unite to Save Concon Dunes

After 20 years of struggle against the construction of a real-estate project on a delicate and unique ecosystem called the Concon Dunes, neighbors and netizens have united their voices to...

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

Russia: AIDS Epidemic – “Shame Russia Shame”

RuNet Echo

International organizations are taking notice of Russia's AIDS epidemic and the hurdles the country faces in combating it. Recent international attention has been directed toward Russia's healthcare system, the stigma...

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