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2 June 2012

Stories from 2 June 2012

Nepal: Time To Find Leaders

Tunisia: Protesting the Military's Lack of Transparency and Censorship

Two Tunisian journalists have gone on hunger strike in protest at the military which had confiscated their video taping equipment while they were covering a court hearing on the murder...

Kyrgyzstan: Challenging the Government-set ‘Subsistence Minimum’

Argentina: The Return of ‘Cacerolazos’, Pot-banging Protests

On May 31 the 'cacerolazo' - a protest where people bang pots and pans - returned to Argentina in reaction to new foreign exchange measures, insecurity, and corruption, Argentines organized...

China: Lives of Kidney Sellers

Brazil: Facebook Censors Photos of the ‘SlutWalk’

Not long after the SlutWalk which took place in several Brazilian cities, photos in which some women appear bare-breasted in protest against male chauvinism were deleted by Facebook for “violating...

Uganda: Netizens Show Support for National Team on Twitter, Facebook

The Ugandan national team will be in Angola this weekend to start their 2014 World Cup qualifiers. The match will take place on the same date Ugandans celebrate the Uganda...

Egypt: Life Imprisonment for Mubarak

The world watched as an Egyptian court sentenced former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his Interior Minister Habib Al Adly to life imprisonment for their role in the killing of...

Hong Kong: Complaint Culture

China: Permit a moderate amount of corruption

Ethiopia: Land, History and Justice in Gambella

Land activists are using online petitions, Facebook and Twitter to campaign against land grabbing in Ethiopia. It is reported that villagers in Gambella province are forced to settle in state-designated...

Kazakhstan Joins the Central Asian Ban on ‘The Dictator’

Kazakhstan: Deadly Incident at the Border a ‘Terrorist Act'?

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