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
http://www.1001cgstories.org/
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
http://paei.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2010/index.htm
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
http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=664
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
http://freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=383&report=97
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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