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11 June 2012

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 11 June 2012

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Russia: United Russia Deputy Wants to Sue Navalny for 60 Billion Rubles

RuNet Echo

Latest developments about wider crackdowns on the Russian protest movement and other campaigns specifically targeting the country's number one blogger.

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India: Aamir Khan's TV Show Stirs Up Social Issues

A new Indian TV talk show titled Satyamev Jayate (Truth Alone Prevails) hosted by Bollywood actor and filmmaker Aamir Khan is bringing up and debating taboo and sensational social issues...

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Egypt: Tweet to Cheat in High School

Social media is being used to leak high school examination questions, say Egyptian bloggers. The same media that has been credited for fueling the Arab revolutions is now being accused...

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Video: WITNESS Series on How to Film Protests

WITNESS has published a series of videos on How to Film Protests, meant as guidelines to ensure that the video documentation serves as evidence of the events for advocacy purposes...

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Peru: Conflict in Espinar Creates Rift in Ruling Party

On June 4, the conflict between the Espinar community and the mining company Xstrata Copper took a toll on Peru's ruling party with the resignation of officialist congresswoman Veronika Mendoza,...

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Germany: Anti-ACTA Rally in Berlin – Signal to Politicians, Reminder to Citizens

"Don’t forget to be against ACTA" – with these half-humorous words organisers of the anti-ACTA protest closed the demonstration that took place on June 9 in Berlin. Kasia Odrozek reports.

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