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10 September 2012

Stories from 10 September 2012

Croatia: Promoting Solar Energy at Terraneo Music Festival

Malaysia: Furor Over Alleged National Flag Redesign

Is it time to change the flag of Malaysia? The opposition is accused of proposing a flag redesign while the country is celebrating its Independence Day.

Colombia Answers with New Promotional Campaign and Slogan

"Where are foreigners welcomed with courtesy, friendship and love? #TheAnswerIsColombia." A new promotional campaign and video was launched by the Colombian government with the slogan "The Answer is Colombia." Countless...

Mali: Civil Society Rises to Solve the Ongoing Conflict

Malians are still watching, incredulous, as the partition of their country continues. Adding to this disarray is the frantic rhythm of the new nominations for government. Nevertheless, Malian civil society...

Egypt: Hero's Welcome for Paralympics Squad

Egypt: Welcoming Paralympics Heroes

Spain: Investment Scheme of the Rich and Famous Makes Headlines

Discussion of the SICAV investment scheme reignited this summer in Spain, with the debate focusing on some of the well-known people and companies that take advantage of this fiscal tool...

Uruguayan Netizens in Numbers

India: Arrest of Cartoonist on Sedition Charges Sparks Debate

On 8 September, award-winning political cartoonist, Aseem Trivedi was arrested in Mumbai, India, on charges of sedition and is now in judicial custody. Netizens expressed outrage over his arrest, a...

Cuba: Blackout Leaves Millions in the Dark

New Digital Safe Haven from Censors

USA: Video the Vote Seeks Election Monitors

Egypt: Women on Hunger Strike for Syria

Egypt: Going Hungry to Draw Attention to the Plight of Syrians

Syrian activists and artists abroad have been on hunger strike for almost two weeks, to draw attention to the atrocities being committed by the Syrian regime against their people.

Egypt: NGO Trial Adjourned

Japan: House of Representatives Passes ACTA

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