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28 March 2012

Stories from 28 March 2012

Sri Lanka: How Should We React To Beggars?

Pakistan: Demand for Independence of Sindh

A freedom march organized by one of the biggest Sindhi nationalist parties, has drawn a huge crowd in Karachi city. The news was either blocked or under-reported in most of...

Chile: Blogging About Government Transparency in ‘El Vaso’

Algeria: 2012 Election Watchdog launched by Internet Activists

Bolivia: Promoting Internet Connectivity in the ‘Real’ and ‘Virtual’ World

Guadeloupe: A Cuban-born Mulatto, Mayor of Paris

Argentinians Ask to #Freethebooks

The coming into force of a resolution that restricts the importation of books has caused a new controversy. Here we bring together reactions that Argentinians have been sharing in recent...

Cuba: Who will the Pope Support?

Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Santiago de Cuba on Monday, the second visit by a Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church to the island in 14 years. The web, especially...

Brazil: Thoughts on Access to Science on Document Freedom Day

‘Mujeres Construyendo': Empowering Women, One Blog at a Time

Mujeres Construyendo, the first platform for female bloggers in Spanish, wants to convert Hispanic women into creators of internet content. We talk to its founder, Claudia Calvin, about this growing...

Armenia: US Ambassador urges free, fair and credible elections

Nicaragua: Film on Consequences of Leaked Sex Videos Seeks Crowdfunding

An award-winning team of producers and actors is coming together in rural Nicaragua to make a movie on the consequences of teenagers making an intimate video which then becomes public...

Macedonia, Kazakhstan: Triumphal Arches to Celebrate 20 Years of Independence

The leaders of Kazakhstan and Macedonia have chosen the same architectural devices - triumphal arches - to mark the two decades of their states' divorce from the larger unions. Filip...