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11 February 2012

Stories from 11 February 2012

Tunisia: Spoiling the Revolution

Uganda: Netizens React To President's Address On Oil

Ugandan netizens discuss Uganda's president address before parliament on February 10, 2012 oil exploration and discovery in Lake Albert. Oil was discovered in Uganda in 2006 after many years of...

Iran: No Access to Email

China: The Political Drama of Wang Lijun's “Stress Leave”

Some background on Wang Lijun, the former police chief of Chongqing who sought temporary refuge in a nearby US consulate last week before turning himself over to central government authorities....

Hong Kong, China: Cross-border Self-drive Tour Instigates Fear and Anger

Tension between Hong Kong and mainland China has mushroomed in recent months. While small conflicts, such as a train scuffle, have ignited fury, the recent introduction of a cross-border self-drive...

China: Half of the journalists imprisoned are Tibetan or Uyghur

Southeast Asia: Restoring Historic Towns

Argentina: Stand Up Comedian on Women and Catcalls

Southeast Asia: Climate Change and Smallholder Farmers

Peru: The Water March Approaches Lima

The Water March, that left Cajamarca on February 1, is already approaching Lima, its final destination. In the previous post we left the Water March on its fifth day, leaving...

Saudi Journalist Detained in Malaysia for ‘Offensive’ Tweet

Reporter Found Dead in West Papua

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