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21 September 2011

Stories from 21 September 2011

Hungary: Photojournalists Banned From Parliament

Hungary: Higher Education and Tuition

World: Twitter Rallies for #TroyDavis

With the execution of Troy Davis looming, Twitter users from around the world rally for clemency. Davis was granted a temporary reprieve, but the cries continue. Jillian C. York reports.

India: Barcamp Mumbai 7

India: The Coffee House Of Kolkata

Sri Lanka: Yellow Journalism Threatens LGBT Community

Sri Lanka: Solar Plant Will Provide Power To 3,000 Rural Families

Pakistan: Neglected Millions of Sindh Floods

After the devastating 2010 floods in Pakistan the government took no practical steps to tackle the possibility of future floods. The consequence of this gross negligence is that floods are...

Bolivia: International Support to ‘Save TIPNIS’ on Facebook

Mexico: ‘Peace Caravan to the South’ Arrives in Mexico City

Bolivia: Child Workers Unionize

In Bolivia, where unions are extensively formed by members of society, another group of workers have unionized: children. Bloggers and reporters try to put this delicate issue into context.

Cuba: Interview with “Habanastation” Actress

Trinidad & Tobago: 2011 Film Festival Launch

Bermuda: No Easy Fix for Term Limits

Trinidad & Tobago: Non-Communicable Diseases

Zambia: Netizens Fill Void of Delayed Election Results

Eighteen hours after Zambia’s September 20 elections closed, inordinate delays by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to release presidential, parliamentary and local government results have led social media sources...

Jamaica: Acts of Creation

Global: Online Dialogue on Technology for Transparency

Technology for Transparency Network

The Technology for Transparency Initiative, together with New Tactics in Human Rights, invites you to join an online dialogue on 'Using Technology to Promote Transparency'. Join us to discuss new...

Protecting the Beaches of Brunei

The Beach Bunch Association was established to protect the beaches of Brunei from pollution. It taps the power of social media to gather more support from the public. One of...

Cuba: Milanes’ Miami Concert Stirs Controversy Among Cubans

On August 27th, Cuban music legend Pablo Milanés performed in Miami, marking his first concert in South Florida since the 1970s. On Cuba-focused blogs and news sites, bitter disagreement over...

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