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6 July 2015
"They might imprison us but they will never imprison our wills and ideas. We will make them know that ideas are bullet proof."
4 July 2015
Steven Salaita Lands Job at American University of Beirut, Talks Black Politics and Palestine Solidarity
After being denied tenure at the University of Illinois for pro-Palestine tweets, Salaita will be the Edward W. Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut.
Russian lawmakers want to expand opportunities for the use of firearms with impunity by police officers, allowing them to fire into crowds or at women.
The arrest and detention of 14 anti-Junta activists in Thailand has sparked outrage across the country. It also inspired many academics to call for the immediate release of the activists.
"When we heard that there were 120,000 people living as refugees, fighting for mere survival and living on less than 2 cents per day, we had to act."
3 July 2015
RuNet Echo looks at new Russian legislation that would introduce a "right to be forgotten" online, comparing it to the landmark European Court decision last year.
2 July 2015
"No one can defend God to pass death sentence on others, I'm a Muslim and in totality I condemn it. #SaveKanoNine"
"India has been able to eradicate polio with its mission modedness. Why cant such urgency be brought to anti-TB/HIV program? #tickingTimeBomb"