1 December 2012

Stories from 1 December 2012

Nepal: Social Media Training For Journalists

  1 December 2012

Ujjwal Acharya posts some observations of two day long journalist training on Social Media that took place in five cities of Nepal. Acharya comments that journalists in Nepal are not alien to social media but only use them for personal purposes.

India: Haryana Rape Cases Prompt March Against Violence

  1 December 2012

In recent months, rape in the Indian state of Haryana seems to have become commonplace and Dalit women are in a vulnerable position. A nine day long march titled Dalit Mahila Garima Yatra (Dalit women pride march) traveled through towns and villages of Haryana meeting rape survivors, officials and community members.

Access to Public Information: It's Your Right!

  1 December 2012

It is not always easy to obtain information, data and documents from public administrations, despite the fact that the information in their hands belongs to citizens. This is one of the motives for which some civil society organizations, dedicated to pro-transparency activism, have launched a series of online platforms that allow people to request information from public institutions.

Syria is Back Online

  1 December 2012

Syria is back online - at least parts of it are, according to Syrian netizens abroad, who have been trying frantically to connect with loved ones during a three day communications and Internet blackout.

Political crisis in São Tomé and Principe

  1 December 2012

In recent days, São Tomé and Principe has plunged into a political crisis situation involving a motion to censure the government, scenes of fist fighting in the National Assembly, and a mass protest calling for early elections.

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