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9 June 2012

Stories from 9 June 2012

Croatia: President Josipovic Uses Facebook to Invite IT Investor Group

President Ivo Josipović used Facebook to invite an IT investor group to Croatia and Southeast Europe, showing that the region is ready for innovation and development. Danica Radisic reports.

India: Netizens Respond To Anonymous India's Protests

On 9th of June, 2012 Anonymous India organized gatherings across several Indian cities inviting netizens to join in protest against Internet censorship. Despite low turnout they seem to be able...

Saudi Arabia: Protests to Free Detainees Held Without Trial

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia is believed to have thousands of detainees who were not allowed access to trials and many of them do not even know their charges. The...

Saudi Arabia: No to Fundraising for Syria

Saudi religious scholars used Twitter as a sounding board to express their frustration at being banned from raising funds for Syria. Salah Almhamdi explains what happened.

Egypt: Spies Ads Feed Distrust In SCAF

Egypt State television aired two advertisements warning Egyptians from foreigners and spies. Netizens react to the ads with ridicule, reasoning and concern.

Africa: US Military Initiatives Lack Transparency

Ethiopia: Father of Ethiopian Jazz Honored

Living with HIV in Kazakhstan

Tajikistan: Sharia Replaces Secular Law