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1 February 2012

Stories from 1 February 2012

Cambodia: Number of Families Involved in Land Disputes

Cambodia: Photos of Senate Elections

USA: Koreans in L.A. Protesting for Leading Critic of President

Russia: “For Fair Elections” Protest Coordination Portal Launches

Russia: Ulyanovsk Blogger Wins Libel Case Against Governor

Russia: Vladimir Putin Ignites a Pre-Election Debate on Nationalism

Iran: Blogger under pressure to give TV confession

Iran: A surprsing Maquette to remember Khomeini

Ukraine: Government Sites Under Attack; “Freedom to Ex.ua”

Bahamas: Same Old Election Game

Cuba: U.S. Citizen Held During Trip “Home”

Cuba: What's on President Rousseff's Agenda?

Brazil's first female president is in Cuba on a visit intended “to strengthen bilateral ties especially in the economic and commercial spheres”, according to the Cuban press. Bloggers are very...

Iran: “Using Twitter and Facebook for supreme goal”

Global Voices Podcast: Occupy This!

Welcome to another edition of the Global Voices podcast. In this episode we talk through some of the ideas and issues surrounding the global Occupy movement and protests, as we...

Peruvian Blogger Adds to List of Universal Truths and Questions

Bahamas: Freedom of Information Debate

Chile: NGO Report Reveals Increase in Sex Crimes

Puerto Rico: Corruption & Lethal Force

Ethiopia: Freedom of Expression in Jeopardy

More than ten journalists have been imprisoned in Ethiopia since June 2011. About 25% of exiled journalists in Africa are from Ethiopia. Ethiopian exiled blogger, Elias Kifle, was recently sentenced...

Bolivia: Chiquitano Indigenous Create Twitter Account to Promote Their Language

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