28 November 2013

Stories from 28 November 2013

Keeping up with the 2013 World Forum for Democracy

  28 November 2013

The second World Forum for Democracy is currently taking place in Strasbourg, France. The motto of this year conference is “Connecting Institutions and Citizens in the Digital Age”.  Follow the four themes and the 21 workshops of the conference with the hashtag #CoE_WFD. 

Vote Counting Errors in Honduras Elections

  28 November 2013

RNS in Honduras Culture and Politics writes about some of the anomalies noted by observers of Sunday's elections in Honduras, “some of which have been corrected, and others of which have not.” He concludes: A public recount of the Actas would go a long way to providing confidence that everyone...

South Korea: Ordinary Citizen's Extraordinary Feat in Revealing Election Manipulation

  28 November 2013

Twitter user @zarodream has been receiving congratulatory messages from fellow South Korean Tweeters for providing crucial leads in unraveling the spy agency's election manipulation activities done via Twitter. According to interview [ko], @zarodream, a 40-year-old ordinary office worker with zero professional knowledge nor special interest in politics, has spent about a year following...

Political Prisoners of China Playing Cards

  28 November 2013

Anthony Tao reviewed a card game at Kotaku. It is called “Political Prisoners of China Playing Cards”. The two jokers are: Xi Jinping and Hu Jintao. Top political prisoner is Liu Xiaobo.

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