Multiregional Publications, April 2011

6 05 2011

A list of recent multiregional reports that were highlighted in the April issue of the Democracy Resource Center Bulletin.

1001 Stories of Common Ground
From photos of youth in Saudi Arabia rebuilding after recent floods, to blog posts about solidarity in peaceful protests in Tahrir Square, to a video about women working together to overcome stereotypes, the new social networking site, 1001 Stories of Common Ground, offers a view of what is it like to be a creative, active Arab in a globalised world, far from the stereotypes haunting international mass media. Source: Search for Common Ground

2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
This report provides encyclopedic detail on human rights conditions in over 190 countries for 2010. Source: U.S. Department of State

Freedom on the Net 2011: A Global Assessment of Internet and Digital Media
Cyberattacks, politically motivated censorship, and government control over internet infrastructure are among the diverse and growing threats to internet freedom, according to a new study by Freedom House. Source: Freedom House

Leaping Over the Firewall: A Review of Censorship Circumvention Tools
The report compares 11 circumvention tools, as well as other solutions to bypass censorship, and how effective they are in some of the most censored regions in the world: China, Iran, Burma and Azerbaijan. Source: Freedom House

Inclusion of a publication does not imply ownership or endorsement by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED); rather, these are publications that the Democracy Resource Center believes would be of interest to NED staff and others interested in democracy promotion.




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