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6 April 2013

Stories from 6 April 2013

A Dishonest Election & A Divided Opposition in Russia

RuNet Echo

The city of Zhukovsky last weekend became the site of a bitterly contested mayoral election, which was marred by reports of electoral fraud and vote-buying. The opposition is also facing...

Hardline Buddhists Rise in Sri Lanka

Spain: The Eternal Fight to Dismantle a Fascist Symbol and Mass Grave

The Valley of the Fallen, the ostentatious memorial monument built for the Spanish fascist dictator Francisco Franco, is perhaps the biggest symbol of Francoism and the biggest mass grave in...

E-book on Digital Activism in Chile

VIDEO: Guinea-Bissau Community Radio Serves People, Not Politics

Guinea-Bissau's community radio does much more than fill local airwaves with music, according to the documentary "Voice of the Population". Stations have saved lives during a cholera outbreak, fought against...

Chinese on North Korean Propaganda

China: Calling the Dead with QR Code

Taiwan Independent News Academy Hits at Corporate Media

A group of Taiwanese independent journalists and academics in journalism and communication launched the Academy of Independent Media in March 2013. The academy is to provide journalistic skill to citizen...

Jamaica: Blog Action, Jamdown Style!

Tajikistan: ‘High Heels for Higher Learning’

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