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23 October 2010

Stories from 23 October 2010

Philippines: Popular dancing videos

Dancing prisoners. Dancing maids. Dancing flight attendants. And now Dancing Tax Collectors. Watch again these popular dancing videos from the Philippines.

Mexico: Blog ‘Words of Resistance’ Publishes Stories of Teenagers from Oaxaca

Indonesia: Torture video

Thailand: New book on Lese Majeste

Ukraine: Dog does Parkour

South Korea: Protesting with Flowers and Pink Placards

In South Korea, a female protester made a change in the conservative education sector, a feat no burly protester with a Molotov cocktail has succeeded in achieving over several decades.

China: Looking at Xi Jinping, possible future ruler

As with all of China's top leaders, little is known or allowed to be known about the country's likely next ruler, Xi Jinping, despite a curious public. The man has...

Saudi Arabia: Genie in Court

"I was under the influence of a genie" is the latest excuse for administrative corruption in Saudi Arabia. A corrupt judge, a genie and a religious investigation panel, which claims...

Russia: Post-Emergency Sustainability of Crowdsourcing Projects

RuNet Echo

Gregory Asmolov analyzes the fate of the Ushahidi-based Help Map project after the wildfires have ended. What is the future of emergency projects and how can we make them more...

Angola: Update on Press Freedom – “Repression or Urban Violence?”

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