THE INDEX — January 27, 2010

…of Yemen is crucial to the stability of the world.”   To read more about the growing secessionist movement in Southern Yemen, see World Policy Journal’s online feature, THE BIG QUESTION:…

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THE INDEX — April 21, 2010

A new video posted online appears to show election officials in Sudan stuffing ballots during last week’s contentious elections. The video, which  can be seen here, has reinforced claims of opposition…

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PR in the PRC

…was part-time and its only requirement was that applicants type at least 90 words per minute. I googled an online typing test and pressed start. A randomly generated story about…

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One Step Forward, Many Steps Back

…language of security, of terrorism, of ‘you’re with us or against us,’” El-Rifae told World Policy Journal. “The government has tried to exert complete control on public space and online

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Turning Lenders into Partners

…example, raises loans for students in five countries through peer-to-peer online lending. This is a longer-term investment than most microfinance loans, which tend to involve short-term payback. These innovations are…

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Connecting In Cuba

…Cuba’s justice system penalizes any online endeavor considered “against the national independence” or “pre-criminal danger to society,” leaving the government a significant amount of leeway when trying dissident users of…

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