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22 October 2012

Stories from 22 October 2012

North Korea's Software and IT Exhibition

Cambodia Mourns the Death of King Father Norodom Sihanouk

Cambodia is mourning the death of King Father Norodom Sihanouk who died last October 15, 2012. Millions of people waited in line along the way from the international airport to...

Peru Holds Annual Processions for the Lord of the Miracles

Every year during October, Lima (Peru's capital city) shows its devotion to the Lord of the Miracles. Here's a brief summary of the history behind this huge Peruvian religious event,...

Cameroon: Students and Researchers Evaluate the Welfare System

Welfare Systems are rapidly evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa, with some countries having implemented systems allowing evaluation of measures taken several decades ago. Students and researchers from Cameroon have closely examined...

A Maligned Law to Protect the Philippines from Cybercrime

The majority of Filipino internet users and media groups opposed the passage of the Philippine Cybercrime Law because of provisions which they think would curtail media freedom and other civil...

Costa Rica: Forum on Online Anonymity, Pseudonyms and Freedom of Expression

Uganda: Getting Ready for the Second Coming of #Kony2012

Puerto Rico: Journalism Called Into Question

Global Voices Seeks Advocacy Editor

Global Voices is seeking an Advocacy Editor to manage its online freedom of expression content. Global Voices Advocacy seeks to build a global anti-censorship network of citizen media and online...

Brazil: Police Violence and Privatization of Public Space in Porto Alegre

Students and activists protesting against the privatization of public space in the city of Porto Alegre earlier this month were violently repressed by military police, after having destroyed an inflatable...

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