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18 January 2012

Stories from 18 January 2012

Iran: Women activist shot dead in Texas

Spain: Electricity Cut Off for one School in Alicante

Latin American Sites and Bloggers Protest PIPA and SOPA

Turkey: Hrant Dink Murder Trial Closes

Five years and 25 hearings later, the trial to convict those responsible for the murder of Hrant Dink, a Turkish-Armenian journalist, has come to a close.

Guatemala: Child Labor in the Sugar Cane Fields

The recent investigation done by journalists of Plaza Publica in Guatemala has uncovered how government authorities, although legally having to prevent child labor, allow children under 14 years of age...

Sudan: Sudanese Activist, Alim Boushi, Freed from Prison

A case that Sudanese bloggers have been highlighting in recent days, indicating the current repressive state of affairs in Sudan, is the arrest of the Sudanese political activist and engineer...

Myanmar: Freed Blogger's First Post

Philippines: Historical Site Restoration

Philippines: Mass Movement and Pop Songs

Cuba: Whither Gay Rights?

Caribbean: Solidarity with SOPA Protest

Trinidad & Tobago: “Disturbing” Laws

Cuba: Hunger Striking Prisoner Close to Death

Bermuda: Lack of Political Dialogue

Trinidad & Tobago: Sidestepping Motherhood

Iran: Iranian site is striking against censorship in U.S.A

Iran: Golshifteh Farahani posed nude for Le Figaro

Costa Rican Blogs Protest SOPA and PIPA

Iran: More web activists got arrested

Iran: Second blogger arrested in Tehran

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