An activist in Moldova has been charged with inciting a “Twitter Revolution,” which has helped aid protests in the country over the last few days. Natalia Morar helped organize a flash mob to protest the elections on April 5th in which the Communist party won 50% of the vote, but many feel the results were manipulated, Wired. Protesters are using the tag #pman on Twitter to help organize protests. Take a look inside the Twitter Revolution, Wired.
The President of Fiji, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, has announced in a radio address that he has fired all judges, thrown out the Constitution, and assumed all power. This comes after the court decided the 2006 military coup that put Iloilo in power was illegal, Associated Press.
Although the UN has failed to agree on sanctions against North Korea for last week’s missile launch, Japan has announced their own against the communist country. They are extending economic sanctions against North Korea for another year and will impose other unspecified (at this time) measures, Associated Press.
The U.K. police officer who was caught on tape pushing Ian Tomlinson, the man who died at last week’s G20 protests, to the ground before he died has been suspended. The offcer apparently turned himself in, Sky News.