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2 November 2012

Stories from 2 November 2012

Citizen Monitoring in Nicaragua's Municipal Elections

The "Independent Electoral Citizen Observation Platform" is gearing up to encourage Nicaraguans to use digital technologies to monitor and report on the upcoming municipal elections on November 4. In addition...

Chile: Mapuche Win Big in Municipal Elections

Peru: Analyzing the Motives behind Violence at La Parada Market

On the afternoon of October 25, an operation at the wholesale market La Parada -which is being moved- resulted in a free-for-all between merchants and the police, leading to two...

Iran: Netizens Remember Nasrin Sotoudeh with “Dog Roses”

Palestine: President Abbas Abandons Palestinian Right of Return

During an interview given to the Israeli Channel 2 News, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that he does not have the right to live in Safed, his birth town, now...

The “Black Peril” According to One Moroccan Weekly

Former French Defense Minister “Gives the Bird” to a Recognition of Colonial Crimes in Algeria

Macedonia: Documenting Online Protest Against Censorship

Nicaragua: Nothing Goes to Waste at ‘El Gansito’

Chinese Media's Report on the Superstorm Sandy

Foreign Journalists Covering Ningbo Anti-PX Protest

Russia: Blogging Conference Draws Regional Participants

RuNet Echo

Regional bloggers convened at a Moscow conference organized by a state run news agency. Was it simply an overture aimed at new media, or an attempt to exert more control...

Tajikistan: ‘Halloween is not for Patriots’

There are not many people in Tajikistan who know anything about Halloween, let alone mark it. Yet even rare celebrations of the holiday in the country make some people uneasy....

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