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13 January 2012

Stories from 13 January 2012

Global: Pictures Not for Free

Puerto Rico: Reflection on Violence

Cuba: Prison Conditions

Puerto Rico: #Esoez Awards

Russia: Social Networks Mobilise Society

RuNet Echo

Facebook, the possibility to calculate numbers of protest participants, slogans from the Internet, a wide variety of gadgets - these are four new important factors in the analysis of demonstrations...

Trinidad & Tobago: Myomectomy, Explained

Puerto Rico: Controversial “Joke” about Puerto Ricans

Cuba: Dramatists Pass Away

Puerto Rico: Bloggers Make It to the Supreme Court

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Time for a Slutwalk?

Africa: Good Development Blog

South Korea: National Security Law Draws Intense Criticism

Kenya, Somalia: Twitter War – Kenyan Army Versus Al Shabaab

Kenya's military incursion into Somalia against the militant group Al Shabaab dubbed “Operation Linda Nchi” (Swahili for “Operation Defend the Country”) has found a new battleground: Twitter.

Puerto Rico: Mima and Balún in Concert

Puerto Rico: Beautiful Old San Juan

Puerto Rico: A Legendary Bar

North Korea Punishing People Who Did Not Mourn Enough for Kim Jong Il

Occupy Nigeria: From Cyberspace to Face-to-Face

Occupy Nigeria is a national protest in Nigeria which started as a response to the fuel subsidy removal by the federal governmnet. The protest has been fueled by the democratization...

Syria: Emergency Refugees

Ukraine: Gas and Budget