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10 April 2012

Stories from 10 April 2012

India: Illegal Asphalt Plant's Pollution Causes Cancer in Villagers

A video report by Video Volunteers' India Unheard project exposes the plight of a community in Rajasthan, is where the people and farms are being affected by the pollution caused...

Topics of Interest in the Caribbean Blogosphere

The Caribbean blogosphere has been talking about an array of different issues over the last week or so. Here's a look at some of them…

Greece: Abbot Released Over Ecclesiastical Real-Estate Scandal

Mixed online reactions have met the news that Elder Ephraim, abbot of Vatopedi monastery on Greece's Mount Athos, who was implicated in a scandal arranging land swaps between Vatopedi and...

Bolivia: Activists Push for Better Internet Connectivity

In Bolivia, Internet connections are among the most expensive in the world. Service is slow and not yet available for the majority of its population. A group of activists is...

Africa: Access to Water and Sanitation Services Still a Burden

Iran: Instagram users to lose access

Chile: Short Film on Kayaking ‘Shows Chile at its Best’

Myanmar: Suspended Dam Project May Reopen Again

Indonesia: Promoting Sexual Rights

Philippines: Netizens Unite to Save Pine Trees

Trinidad & Tobago: It's Play Time!

Puerto Rico: Kike Estrada's Cartoons Live on the Internet

Enrique "Kike" Estrada is a cartoonist of an endangered species in Puerto Rico. For a cartoonist with his sense of humor, the Internet is the perfect place to exhibit his...

Controversy on North Korea's Satellite Launch

Mali : Opinions of a Blogger on the Military Coup

China: An Insider's Reflection on Keyword Filtering Programs

A reflective article written by a computer programmer about his experience in developing a program for keyword filtering on mobile devices .

Tunisia: Martyrs’ Day Clashes Leave Many Wounded

Tunisia's netizens and activist community were shocked on April 6, by the police response to a planned protest to mark Martyrs' Day. It came a day after a smaller protest...

Greece: A Poem and a Song for Dimitris Christoulas

Russia: Astrakhan Becomes Opposition's New Rallying Cause

Astrakhan mayoral candidate Oleg Shein's cause is becoming the biggest rallying point for an anti-Kremlin opposition that has spent the last month struggling to rediscover its direction. Today, a hunger...

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