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December, 2012

Stories from December, 2012

31 December 2012

All About Grassroots Change Movements

Dhaka Will Soon Have A Crowdsourced Bus Map

An Open Letter to President Hugo Chavez, from El Salvador

Japan's Kanji of the Year 2012

The Japan Kanji Aptitude Testing Foundation has announced the kanji of the year 2012 is gold (金) on December 12, 2012. How do netizens conceive this announcement and how do...

WCIT and its Relationship to the Internet: Issues and Challenges

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The Vía Libre Foundation continues its analysis after the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT), which took place between December 3 and 14, 2012, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Costa Rica: Of Mills and a New Year

“Bogotá's Traffic Jams Are Horrific Now? Well, Just Wait!”

Most Read Stories on Global Voices in 2012

This year we've seen both successes and setbacks for online social movements, wars, injustice and tragedy - but also countless stories of human bravery and survival to give us high...

“Nobody Gets Mad on the Last Day”

Celebrating 2012 with Global Voices

As the year draws to a close, we’d like to express our gratitude for the hard work, creativity and care of so many in the Global Voices community. 2012 has...

Top Five Moments for Argentina in 2012

Bolivia: Nationalization and football

“Cousins” from São Tomé and Príncipe Unite the Diaspora Through Online Radio

They say that "We Are All Cousins" and they make use of online tools and social media to unite virtually the people of São Tomé and Príncipe in the diaspora...

Cambodia: Major Events of 2012

State of Freedom of Speech in Tunisia in 2012

In 2012, the battle for freedom of expression continued in Tunisia. Though the internet remained uncensored, free speech advocates voiced concerns over the use of religion as a pretext to...

Cambodia: Timeline of Human Rights Violations

Thailand's ‘Skype Doctors’

A Memorable 2012 for Myanmar

30 December 2012

Sri Lanka's Judiciary-Executive clash

Delhi Gang Rape Victim's Death Prompts Vigils Across India

The victim of the Delhi gang-rape on a bus incident died yesterday in a hospital in Singapore. Protests and vigils were held across India to mourn the death of the...

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