Florence: digital training for political activists and protesters

A former prison a centre will be the base of a learning centre for human-right activists coming from critical countries, the BBC announced on 22 May.
Students will learn how to run successful digital campaigns, looking at examples taken from the Arab Spring (mainly Facebook and Twitter).
No many doubts that Western soft power leads such operations. Westernisation is the at the core of strategies born to cascade policies and views of the world in areas considered highly critical and not easily accessible by some branches of Western capitalism.

It’s still questionable how influent can be a twitter-revolution in countries with a very high digital divide…