Author Archives: Matthew Robinson

Mapping for Change

“Tomnod is a team of volunteers (like you!) who work together to identify important objects and interesting places in satellite images. Use Tomnod to explore the Earth, solve real-world problems, and view amazing images of our changing planet. With the … Continue reading

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Scamming for Justice

  From: REV,DR.JOHN H.WILLIAMS.(revdrjohnhwilliams@yahoo.com.tw) Sent: 15 October 2014 02:09:41 DEAR BENEFICIARY, I AM REV,DR.JOHN H.WILLIAMS,THE AUDITOR GENERAL OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND I WISH TO KNOW IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE SCAN COPY OF YOUR CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT … Continue reading

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Digital Defamation

A young opposition activist in Burma (also known as Myanmar) has recently been arrested and charged with “defamation” after she made a satirical post on Facebook mocking the country’s new military uniforms. The post by activist Chaw Sandi Tun compared the uniforms … Continue reading

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Radio ‘Kind of’ Free Asia

“RFA is a private, nonprofit corporation that broadcasts news and information to listeners in Asian countries where full, accurate, and timely news reports are unavailable”. Radio Free Asia (RFA) was founded on March the 12th, 1996, as a private non-profit … Continue reading

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The British Uighur Plan

British Conservative minister George Osborne’s recent visit to the Xinjiang (or East Turkestan) region of China in a bid to boost economic ties between the two countries raises several questions regarding development and human rights in China. Following the visit … Continue reading

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