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6 February 2014

Stories from 6 February 2014

Some Kazakh Bloggers Dine With the Mayor, Some Get Jail Terms

Three Kazakh bloggers have been sentenced to 10 days in jail for protesting outside a restaurant where a mayor was meeting with their fellow bloggers.

Work on the Panama Canal Grinds to a Halt

The Panama Canal expansion project has taken a hit. The Canal Administrator says he will tolerate no blackmail, and Panamanians are using social media to show their support for him.

Nigerian Blogger Blossom Nnodim Talks ‘Social Media for Social Good’

"Anyone with access to technology, Internet, qwerty keyboard, etc. can organize an impact reaching campaign that has the possibility of benefiting the society."

A Call for More Religious Tolerance in Mauritania

Moscow School Shooting: Firsthand Accounts and Mistaken Identities

RuNet Echo

"The MPs are thinking small. To avoid school shootings, you shouldn't ban guns, you should ban schools"

It Was Stinky for Days, but Cambodia's Garbage Strikers Won Their Battle

Workers are rising in Cambodia. After the garment workers, it is now the turn of garbage workers to launch a strike to demand a raise in their salaries

French Influence on Vietnamese Cooking

Singapore's Public Order Bill Threatens Human Rights

Trinidad & Tobago: Strategizing Social Media

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