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July 11 2017

Notimia, a News Agency that Gives Voice to the Indigenous and Afro-descendant People in Mexico

"It is necessary for your own voice to be heard, for you to speak for yourself."

CNN Show ‘Parts Unknown’ Holds Up a Mirror to Trinidad & Tobago’s Social Divisions

"Sometimes it takes an outsider to remind us that we have more in common than we think."

A Syrian Artist Reimagines the World's Powerful Leaders as Vulnerable Refugees

"Those leaders were partly responsible for the displacement of Syrians. Maybe they will feel what it feels like to be vulnerable."

Air India Stops Serving Meat on Domestic Flights. Is It a Cost-Saving Measure or a Political Move?

"Present government has discontinued non-veg food in Air India economy class....no justification given...another act of moral policing..."

July 10 2017

Saying Goodbye to Anton Nossik, Godfather of the Russian Internet

RuNet pioneer Anton Nossik died in his sleep on June 9 at the age of 51.

How Are Boys and Girls Supposed to Sit, Walk, and Dance? An Experiment in India's Gujarat

Pink versus blue, pretty versus brave: the childhood landscape is mined with pernicious gender stereotypes that dictate how we behave as adults.

Detained Venezuela Opposition Leader Transferred to House Arrest, but Hundreds of Political Prisoners Remain in Jail

Opposition leader Leopoldo López was sent home to finish his 14-year sentence under house arrest, but what will happen to the hundreds of political prisoners still behind bars?

Nine Responses From the International Community to China’s Treatment of Nobel-Winning Dissident Liu Xiaobo

"They must be able to meet and receive visits from whomever they desire, and be able to freely communicate with the outside world."

July 09 2017

The More India's Ruling Party Pushes the Hindi Language, the More Indians Oppose It

"We are not saying no to Hindi...[the] question should be why 'only' Hindi."

July 08 2017

Teodorín N. O. Mangue, Son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, Faces Justice in Paris

The defendant did not deign to travel to Paris and was represented by three lawyers there. Their strategy consisted in arguing that he benefits from diplomatic immunity.

Turkish Opposition Looks to Build Moment as Their Justice March Reaches Istanbul

“We need to achieve what we couldn't do following Gezi and 16 April. We need to show the decisiveness that would bring the energy of the social opposition to politics.”

Trinidad & Tobago's Secondary School Entrance Exam: Elitist, Divisive, Irrelevant?

"An education system that rewards a few at the expense of the rest. . . is not about education at all; it's about divide and conquer."

What Happens When Mom and Dad Face Deportation From the US

While their parents fight deportation, these siblings in San Diego have turned to social media to raise money to help shoulder the costs of running the household.

July 07 2017

In Effort to Stop Anti-Korean Hate Speech, Osaka Mayor Wants to Loosen Internet Privacy Laws

Osaka published user names of people behind hate speech videos. The mayor of Osaka is taking on Internet hate speech — or at least trying to — one online video at a time. For more than a decade, Osaka and other communities with large populations of ethnic Korean residents have struggled...

Netizen Report: Working in the Public Interest Can Get You Arrested

Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

A Pop Star Who Sings About Social Justice Is Uganda’s Newest Legislator

Bobi Wine used to sing about policy issues. Now he has a chance to shape policy in parliament.

Violence in Arsal Is a Reminder of How Vulnerable Syrian Refugees Are in Lebanon

"Whatever happened, we have to recognize that the response towards these attacks where refugees/Syrians are all assumed guilty is inhumane"

Philippine Senator Moves to Criminalize ‘Fake News’ — Could This Lead to Censorship?

"How does one distinguish between a false report based on an honest mistake and one maliciously spread through print, broadcasting and online?"

Early Typhoon Brings Torrential Rains and Deadly Flooding to Japan

"It's become apparent there has been massive destruction."

Scenes From Market Day in Shan State’s Thandaung Village in Myanmar

It offers an authentic chance to see how locals trade. Sellers arrive at the marker before dawn to prepare for the day, and the market usually lasts until around noon.
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