Muslim political parties grow online but digital divide continues to widen

Political life in Muslim countries is surprisingly wired, according to researchers at the University of Washington. In 2000, fewer than 50 political parties from Muslim countries had Web sites. By 2007, there were more than 200 parties represented online, the majority of them secular. The expansion of online politics in the Muslim world outpaces that of the rest of the developing world.
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