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Asteris Masouras · May, 2011

I'm a freelance photojournalist, social media consultant, digital rights activist & open source software engineer from Thessaloniki, Greece. I've been blogging and doing freelance journalism since 2004 about human / digital rights, citizen journalism & social media, environmental, local & open source issues in Greek & English. I'm a co-founder of digitalrights.gr & the co-host of a monthly internet radio show about open source & digital rights news on radiobubble.gr. My photography work can be found on Flickr. Also on Twitter, LinkedIn, NowPublic

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Latest posts by Asteris Masouras from May, 2011

23 May 2011

Greece: Is it time for the #GreekRevolution?

The peaceful mass popular protests in cities across Spain, calling for democracy and protesting bipartisanship on the eve of elections, caught Greeks by surprise after a year of fruitless protests...

Greece: A Lukewarm Reaction to Attacks on Immigrants

Greece: A Proposal to Reform the Police

Greece: No Peace without Justice

22 May 2011

Egypt: Brutal Army Crackdown of Nakba Day Protests in Cairo

The Egyptian army cracked down with brutal force on a Nakba day protest in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on May 15, 2011, firing teargas, rubber-coated steel bullets...

13 May 2011

Greece: Wave of Racist Attacks on Immigrants in Athens

In the past days, right-wing extremists in Athens, Greece have launched pogrom-like attacks on immigrants in the downtown Athens area. Dozens have been injured. It began on May 10, one...

3 May 2011

Tweeting Bin Laden: Have US Journalists Become Citizen Reporters?

When news of Osama bin Laden's death broke on May 2, 2011, journalists in the United States were tweeting and using social media to report what they saw on the...