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14 April 2013

Stories from 14 April 2013

Christian Colony Attacked In Pakistan

India's ‘Paradoxical’ Right To Property

Yemen: Anti Drone Protests in the US

Yemenis join nation-wide rallies across the US in protest against predator drones and extrajudicial killings.

Thailand: Victims of 2010 Protest Crackdown

Helping Laos Recover from Cluster Bombs

Great Broadband Wagon Rolls Out in Australia

The Opposition’s national broadband policy, released on 9 April 2013, was always going to be highly contentious in Australia. It is not just for geeks but also looms as a...

Violence Can Disrupt Pakistan Elections 2013

Madagascar's Presidential Candidates

Why is WeChat So Popular in China?

Chinese Media Exposes Labor Camp Torture

Russia's #1 Netizen Heads to Trial

RuNet Echo

Pussy Riot, eat your heart out. Later this week, Russia’s most polarizing blogger, Alexey Navalny, will stand trial for embezzling roughly half a million dollars from a state-owned timber company...

China's Anti-Japanese TV War Dramas Knocked for Vulgarity

The Chinese entertainment industry's incessant production of anti-Japanese TV dramas, under the scrutiny of netizens for a while now, has hit a nerve with China's state-controlled media after two photographs...

Fancy Cars and Booze Fuel Russian Online Petitions

RuNet Echo

A Russian government online petition platform went live on April 2. RuNet Echo takes a look at how it works in practice.

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