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May, 2012

Stories from May, 2012

31 May 2012

Kazakhstan: 12 Border Guards Found Dead After a Blaze

Sri Lanka: The Difficulty Of Getting A Chinese Visa

Nepal: Will Presidential Rule Work?

India: User's guide to Indian free speech

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Eurovision Propaganda Fail

Bangladesh: Justice For The Rape Victims Of The Liberation War

Cuba: Bloggers Discuss Mariela Castro's US Visit

On the heels of United States President Barack Obama's support for gay marriage, Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and Director of the country's Centro Nacional de...

Russia: #OccupySeliger?

RuNet Echo

Earlier this week, blogger and photographer Dmitri Ternovsky starred in the latest Nashi controversy, announcing on that he has agreed to lead the "Politics and Civic Society" section of pro-Kremlin...

Uzbekistan: Facebook Clone is Launched

North Korean Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur Dishing up Dollars?

Trinidad & Tobago: What Have We Accomplished?

South Sudan: Blogging the Newest Country in the World

South Sudan declared its independence on 9 July 2011 to become the world's newest country. We have compiled a list of blogs with regular reports, analyses, updates, and opinions relating...

Syria: Curating @TweetWeekSyria

Brazil: More TV Humiliation of Young Man

Portugal: Police Evicts Squatted Building in Lisbon

China: Weibo Censorship Pattern

Lesotho: Lesotho vs Corruption

Africa: Young Farmers Idea Contest

Bangladesh: Questions Over Indian ‘Tourism City’ Investment Proposal

The story of a 10 Billion Taka (US$120 million) investment in Bangladesh has made it into the country's headlines, following a visit by Subrata Roy Sahara, chairman of Sahara India...

El Salvador: Documentary Planned on Women of the Civil War

A crowdfunded campaign aims to record the stories of the women who took part of the Salvadorean Civil War (1980–1992), who are now leading their communities for peace, equality and...

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