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Global Voices: Daily Digest—August 6-7, 2011

Global Voices: Daily Digest—August 6-7, 2011

Spain: Journalist Arrested and Demonstrations Restricted
The Spanish protest movement that took thousands to the streets to demand a more democratic system has reached a new stage. Authorities have decided not to allow any more demonstrations and have tried to prevent demonstrators from gathering. Read >>

Syria: Death Toll Mounts as Ramadan Massacre Continues
Protests calling for President Bashar Al Assad "to leave" continue in Syria this Ramadan. As the death toll mounts, reactions continue to pour in from across the Arab world. Read >>

Zambia: Complaining And Complimenting Electronically
"Dear Zambia" is a website whose content is generated by Zambian netizens who have got beef with anything going wrong in the country, or, indeed, those who have anything good to say about something which is rare, unfortunately.Read >>

More posts on Global Voices this weekend...
Japan: Hiroshima Archive Maps Testimonials and Photographs
Angola: Government Censors News on Massive Fainting Wave
Russia: Bloggers Initiated Day of Garbage Cleaning
Venezuela: A funny tribute song for Google+


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