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5 October 2011

Daily archive · 3 posts

Stories from 5 October 2011

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Bahrain: 15 Year Jail Sentences for Medics Who Treated Protesters

Bahrain has sentenced several doctors to 5-15 years in prison, accusing them of a range of crimes including stockpiling weapons at the country's main hospital - charges the doctors and...

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Brazil: Mobilization on Twitter Takes Down Pedophile Blog

Following wide mobilization in social media, Brazilian netizens managed to take down a pedophile blog in a matter of hours after the first alert was made on Twitter, on the...

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Myanmar: President Suspends Dam Project

The Myanmar government surprised everybody when it ordered the cancellation of a controversial dam project in response to the protests and public petition of villagers and civil society groups. Global...

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