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3 September 2012

Stories from 3 September 2012

Myanmar: Protest Against UN Human Rights Rapporteur

Southeast Asia: Government Online Media Projects

Southeast Asian governments have been maximizing the internet space by establishing various social media profiles, one stop public service portals, and online transparency tools.

Morocco: Sexual Abuse to Cry Long Live the King

Bahrain: Leading Opposition Figures on Trial

Bahrain's High Court of Appeals is expected to announce its verdict in the case of 13 leading opposition figures accused of plotting to overthrow the regime tomorrow [September 4, 2012]....

Bahrain: “Our Women are Iron Women”

Bahraini Twitter users took a break from politics and had some fun this morning on the microblogging social network. Artist Anas Al Shaikh read a news article which said that...

Azerbaijan: Nationalism, Extradition, and an Axe Murderer

Colombia: Guerrilla Group's Peace Negotiation Rap Video

The Colombian government has accepted the start of peace talks with the longest lived guerrilla group in Latin America, FARC (Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces), and in response the group has...

El Salvador: A Homage for a Salvadoran Heroine

Germany: Improve Reporting on Disabled People

Hong Kong: National Education Program Prompts Hunger Strike, Sit-In

Activists have been campaigning against the controversial National Educational program due to be phased into Hong Kong schools, holding hunger strikes and an overnight sit-in.

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