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Internet political activism / Avaaz (01Feb13) - YouTube - 2 views

    EXCELLENT discussion and examples of how Avaaz (international) and 38 Degrees (UK) use online crowdsourcing to impact on politics and governance. Useful for HL ICT and Civil Society, role of Civil Society and advocacy.
Charlotte Lemaitre

The mythical European Umma | Khaled Diab | Comment is free | - 0 views

    Given that only about 4% of the EU's population is Muslim, why is the fear of a coming Eurabia so strong in certain quarters?
Charlotte Lemaitre

BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Papua's struggle for independence - 0 views

    Papua became part of Indonesia in 1969 after a controversial and very limited vote. Ever since there have been calls from some Papuans for independence and for decades a low-level armed resistance has been rumbling on, largely unnoticed by the outside.
Kathleen Noreisch

Words of warning: 2,500 languages under threat worldwide | World news | The Guardian - 2 views

    Yesterday, at its headquarters in Paris, Unesco unveiled its first comprehensive and online database of the world's endangered tongues. According to its team of specialists, there are around 2,500 languages at risk, including more than 500 considered "critically endangered" and 199 which have fewer than 10 native speakers.
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