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During the tense electoral standoff in Cote d’Ivoire after incumbent Laurent Gbagbo refused to vacate office following his defeat, the hashtag #civic2010 was used to report abuses by dissident forces as well as refugees’ movements and needs. In Malawi, the #July20 hashtag and facebook groups were used to organize the country’s civil society during the eponymous protests which drew international condemnation of the Mutharika government’s crackdown on freedom of …