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November, 2012

Stories from November, 2012

30 November 2012

Is the Saudi Government Monitoring Women?

Egyptians Want to Overthrow the Supreme Guide's Rule

From Ramallah to Gaza: A Tearful Reunion

Syria: Time for a Frank Dialogue

Virtual Game Leads to Real Job as Football Manager in Azerbaijan

A 21-year old university graduate who's favourite past-time is playing the computer game Football Manager was confirmed as the new manager for Azerbaijan side FC Baku's reserve team earlier this...

Ecuadorian Blogger Paúl Moreno Detained

The Surreality of Russian eDemocracy

RuNet Echo

The Coordinating Council of the Russian Opposition met for second time on November 24, 2012. In keeping with the its online origins, participants and audience members actively tweeted updates and...

Mauritania: “Don't Touch my Nationality” March Broken by Police

Tajikistan Blocks Popular News Website

Syria Protest Videos Online Despite Internet Cut

Thousands Protest at Tahrir Square against Constitutional Amendments

Chinese Netizens React: People’s Daily Fooled by The Onion

Chinese newspaper People’s Daily made a fool of itself this week when it seriously reported that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was named Sexiest Man Alive by The Onion,...

Wiping Out Ethiopia's History for the Sake of Development

Ethiopian netizens react to unconfirmed reports circulating online that iconic statues of Emperor Menelik II and Pope Abule Petros might be destroyed because of the construction of an Addis Ababa...

Peruvian Junior Volleyball Team Wins South American Cup

On Monday November 26, 2012, the Peruvian junior volleyball team won the South American Female Volleyball Championship. This is a historic result, after 32 years without getting any titles in...

Nairobi Pulls Together During Matatu Vehicle Strike

On Thursday 29 November, most Nairobi city dwellers woke up to the harsh reality of the public service transport system going rogue. The Kenyan public service vehicles popularly known as...

Riyadh Rain Causes 712 Road Accidents

Will China's New Leadership Bring More Freedom of Press?

How Foreigners See Hong Kong

Protest Against Chinese-owned copper mine in Myanmar

Movember: Campaign for Men's Health Issues

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