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6 February 2012

Stories from 6 February 2012

Thailand: Scholars Press for Lese Majeste Law Reform

Video: 6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards

Syria: “Revolution + Blood – Oil = Veto”

Netizens are still enraged over Saturday's double veto by Beijing and Moscow of the United Nations Security Council draft resolution on ending 11 months of violence in Syria.

Colombia: The daily El Colombiano Celebrates 100 Years

Palestine: A Blogging Initiative for Jerusalem, the Praying City

Palestinian bloggers have joined hands to blog for their country, in a blogging initiative led by Abir Kopty under the theme: “For you, oh praying city, we blog.” In the...

Russia: Practice of Compulsory Military Service Comes Under Attack

RuNet Echo

Russia's compulsory military service practices are under attack due to a variety of reasons, including economic inefficiency, governmental corruption, and brutal hazing rituals that incite young conscripts to take their...

Jamaica, St. Vincent: Happy Earth Day, Mr. Marley

Video: Sociology Cinema Gathers Videoclips for Lecture Topics

Online video is being used by sociology instructors at the University of Maryland to teach basic concepts and accompany lectures. In The Sociological Cinema video clips are tagged and referenced...

Cuba: Politics & Internet Access

Jamaica: Women's Political Role

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