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1 November 2012

Daily archive · 9 posts

Stories from 1 November 2012

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Talking About Hurricane Sandy on Social Networks

After slamming the Caribbean, Hurricane Sandy came to the east coast of the United States on October 29, bringing with it rainfall and even snowfall in its path. As expected,...

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D. R. of Congo: Human Rights Activist Assaulted, Guard Killed

Leading Human Rights Activist and gynecologist Denis Mukwege, was attacked outside his home, and his guard killed on October 25, 2012. Doctor Mukwege has campaigned tirelessly for the wellbeing of...

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Founder of Banned Militant Group in Pakistan Offers Aid to U.S.

Amidst the furor and damage the super storm sandy caused in the US East Coast, Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, the founder of banned militant organization Lashkar e Taiba (LeT) and head...

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Will Hurricane Sandy Stop the New York Marathon?

Hurricane Sandy has caused widespread destruction in New York City, and sports events have not been spared. One of the world's most famous marathons is destined to be affected by...

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Bolivian Radio Journalist Set on Fire in Yacuiba

Bolivian radio journalists Fernando Vidal and Karen Arce from Radio Popular in Yacuiba, a city on the Bolivian border with Argentina, were victims of an arson attack on October 29,...

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BlogFest Asia 2012 Opens in Cambodia

Cambodia is hosting BlogFest Asia 2012 which is expected to gather around 200 individuals from several Asian countries. The event on November 1-5, 2012 will take place in the historic...

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If Catalonia Declares Independence from Spain, Invasion?

Various people, among them four members of the European Parliament, have spoken of a possible military intervention in Catalonia, Spain, if the region attempts to secede, provoking an avalanche of...

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Africa's Top Political Tweeters? Let's Fix The Guardian's List

On October 30, 2012, The Guardian published ‘Africa's top tweeters: political pioneers in the digital debate'. Did The Guardian’s David Smith get away with this piece too easily? The Sub-Saharan...

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Saudi Arabia: First Reactions to the Riyadh Explosion

A huge explosion rocked eastern Riyadh this morning, sparking a discussion on mainstream media coverage and praising Twitter for being a source of instant news. Initial reports said that a...

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