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7 June 2012

Stories from 7 June 2012

France: Interview with Pirate Party candidates

Mexico: Netizens Weigh in on Documentary “Gimme The Power”

Mexicans weigh in on a politically charged documentary about the rock band Molotov. The film was released on Friday, June 1, 2012, exactly one month before the presidential elections.

Cuba: Economic Deja Vu?

A few Cuban bloggers have been voicing their economic concerns - and wondering whether the island's recent reforms, some of which include a more open approach to self-employment - could...

Nepal: The Kathmandu Project

Trinidad & Tobago: Open Letter

Trinidad & Tobago: The People & the Prado

Jamaica, Guyana: Remembering Martin Carter

Catfight Between China and the US Over Air Quality

Caribbean: Photographic Perspectives

Myanmar: Concern About Inflation

Myanmar: Revenge Killing After Girl Was Raped

Cambodia: No Surprise During Commune Elections

Cambodia's commune elections turned out to be peaceful and only few irregularities were reported. Online tools were used for the first time to spread information about the voting system. Netizens...

Greece: Inspiration Behind the Shocking ‘Modern Maenad’ Photo

A photo showing a young naked woman, a modern Maenad (a mythological female follower of Dionysus) bleeding from her navel and holding in her hands like a newborn baby, the...

China: Gmail Users Warned of State-Sponsored Attacks

South Korea: Broadcasters Strike's Leadership

Spain: Crowdfunding Against the Impunity of the Banks

In view of the indifference of the government and the district attorney’s office to investigate the management of Bankia by it's ex chairman, Rodrigo Rato, people in Spain raised money...

Hong Kong: Brianwashing Education

Foreigners In China

USA: Walters Art Museum Collection Online

Saudi Arabia: “Release Our Detainees or Put Them on Trial!”

The families of Saudi political detainees held a protest inside two shopping centres in the capital Riyadh, calling upon the government to release their relatives or put them on trial...