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10 July 2012

Stories from 10 July 2012

Bulgaria: How to Become a Prostitute in 1888

Bulgaria: Budget Expenses in Open Access

Bulgaria: “I, the Bulgarian from Macedonia”

Russia: Pussy Riot Members Remain in Jail

RuNet Echo

Video: From Colombia, Versión Beta Makes a Recycled Organizer

Video: Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project Helps Iraqis Waiting for Resettlement

The Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project strives to help the Iraqi people who are in the legal limbo of waiting for resettlement papers. This series of videos tells the stories of...

St. Lucia: Making Music

Guyana: Editorial Ethics

Brazil: Activists Support Civic Framework for Internet

Myanmar: Netizens Cheer Release of more Political Prisoners

Myanmar, Malaysia: Football Fans Debating about Overaged Players

Myanmar : Jackie Chan Visits Orphanage

Colombia: Concern About Contamination at Santa Marta Bay

Iran: Alef, a conservative site was filtered

Iran: Lives of several imprisoned journalists and netizens in danger

Iran: Public wear influenced by social networking websites

South Asia: First Pakistan-India Social Media Summit

A social media summit between Indian and Pakistani netizens titled the “Social Media Mela 2012″ will take place on the 13th and 14th of July 2012. The seats are limited...

Russia: A Great Firewall to Censor the RuNet?

RuNet Echo

The Russian language section of Wikipedia suspended service today in protest against a draft law now under review by the Russian parliament that many believe threatens the RuNet with censorship....

East Timor: Photo Report of Vote Counting in Dili

Angola, China: Netizens Discuss New Development Ghost Town

The government of Angola hired a Chinese company to build 750 expensive apartments in Kalimba, about 30km outside the capital Luanda. Despite rich natural resources, many people in Angola live...

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