Hong Kong: citizens protest against patriotism lessons
Protests in Hong Kong over plans to phase in patriotism lessons in schools. The US presidential candidates’ election merchandise. And web users are seeking a cruise vacation for a young girl with cancer.
In this edition: Four women voted into Kuwait's parliament for the first time and the news is welcome on the Web; Chilean presidential candidate Marco Enriquez-Ominami creates a buzz; and the hidden side of Paris is unveiled online.
Today on the Net: the blogosphere defends Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is charged with breaking house arrest. Also in today's review: Cannes Film Festival uses the Net and is available live for online movie fans.
Today on the Web: Internet users help Pakistani refugees fleeing fighting between the army and the Taliban; the Web mobilises for victims of the floods in northern Brazil and how to check your colleagues' salaries.
In today's edition: Victims of clashes between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebels bear testimony online and, a year on the Sichuan earthquake in China, the Web rallies for the region’s reconstruction.