Web 2.0 & Human Rights - a nice fit

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May 24, 2006

Web 2.0 & Human Rights - a nice fit

Filed under: Wiki News, Wikis worth looking at — Mark

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Two wikis are being used, Global Voices and Demologue.

Last August, when I was working on a story for Online Journalism Review about activists using technology to organize protests in Egypt, I made the mistake of focusing too much on blogs. One of the people I interviewed, Alaa Abd El Fattah, was quick to pounce on me for asking about blogs and only blogs, when Egyptians were using so many other means to organize.

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"The total cost of launching a global human rights campaign using digital tools: $0. The total time needed to launch a global human rights campaign using digital tools: 24 hours."

via PBS: Blogs, Wiki, Google Bomb Used to Free Egyptian Activist