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8 November 2012

Stories from 8 November 2012

Map Tracks Forest Encroachment in Thailand

Racism in European Football: Will New Rules Help?

October 2012 has seen racism rear its ugly head again, mainly in the European Leagues, especially in England affecting both the Premier League clubs and players as well as the...

A Legal Solution to Mob Justice in Nigeria?

On 5 October 2012, four students from the University of Port Harcourt were beaten and burnt to death for allegedly robbing a blackberry and a laptop. The brutal murder of...

Journalist's Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: Bad Joke or Crime?

She was abducted at gunpoint and taken blindfolded to a deserted area. She was then ordered to undress partially as several men threatened to rape and kill her. Afterwards, she...

Chile at the Internet Governance Forum 2012

Afripedia: Wikipedia with Offline Access for Francophone Africa

Guinea-Bissau: Chinese Loggers near Buba River

Instructions on the18th Party Congress in China

Indigenous Severely Affected by Colombian Armed Conflict

China: China observers’ Twitter Accounts Hacked

US Drones Hit Yemen a Day After Obama Won

Less than 24 hours after the re-election of President Obama, news of a new drone strike in Yemen broke. The attack is different from previous ones because it took place...

Mending Japan and China Relations

Following anti-Japan protests in China, official ties between Japan and China are still at an impasse as of late October. While both governments are struggling to improve relations, some success...

Hong Kong ‘Artificial Beach’ Will Destroy 200+ Coastal Habitats

Despite strong opposition from environmental groups and concerned citizens, the Hong Kong government is insisting on an artificial beach construction project that will destroy more than 200 coastline habitats.

Russians React to Obama's Reelection

RuNet Echo

With America's presidential elections finally over, Russians are reacting to Barack Obama's reelection, voicing fears and hopes about topics ranging from the Reset to America's waning global hegemony. Politicians and...

Senkaku Dispute Widens Gulf Between Japan and China

Ever since the Japanese government purchased and nationalized three of the disputed Senkaku Islands a year ago, there have been widespread anti-Japan demonstrations in China. Among the hundreds of thousands...

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