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14 June 2012

Stories from 14 June 2012

Cuba: Bloggers say there are more like “Antunez”

Diaspora bloggers still have their attention focused on Cuban dissident Jorge Luis García Pérez (Antunez), who was reportedly beaten and detained following his testimony at a United States Senate sub-committee...

Egypt: Documentary on Female Journalist of the Revolution going on US Tour

Words of Witness, a documentary on a young female journalist reporting the Egyptian revolution is going on tour in the USA. First in film festivals in California and in New...

Bangladesh: Keep Border Open For Rohingya Refugees

After a recent sectarian violence between Rohingya and Rakhine in Western Myanmar, Bangladesh has restricted the influx of Rohingya refugees crossing borders. Bangladeshi netizens questions the decision of the government...

Jamaica: “Dudus” Sentenced

Development Model for Myanmar

Ethiopia: The State of Social Media

Geraldine de Bastion (@geralbine) is an expert on information and communication technology and new media for development. She talks to Global Voices Online about, among other issue, the state of...

Philippines: E-Governance Programs

Kyrgyzstan: The Peace Bell Tolls for Everyone but Uzbeks?

Zimbabwe: Netizens Use Facebook Against Compatriot

Zimbabwean followers of popular reality show Big Brother Africa Stargame have taken to Facebook to register their displeasure with one of their compatriot's behavior.

Dominican Republic: Postelectoral Report

Guyana: Shared Humanity

Puerto Rico: The Transnational Challenge

Cuba: The Stereotype

China: Grandpa Wen, I want to go to school!

Bahrain: Plea to Police to Return MacBook Pro

Video: Youth and the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Afghanistan's First Computer-Animated Movie

Leaving the three decades of war and destruction behind, Afghans make use of modern technology and media to rebuild the country and raise new generations with a brighter vision for...

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