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Migrant Workers Shooting in Greece Sets Off #BloodStrawberries Boycott
22 April 2013
Hong Kong Dock Workers Strike Against Long Hours, Low Pay
4 April 2013
Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets Break Journalist Protest in Togo
3 April 2013
Nationwide Strike Delivers Blow to Malawi's President
25 February 2013
Decades-old Banned Song Inspires Many in Japan
23 January 2013
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19 June 2013
The arrests and the release of Chinese gold miners was the topic of the very first China Open Mic Google hangout organised by China Open Mic Sunday, June 16, 2013. China Open Mic (@ChinaOpenMic) is an open space that aims to inform and transform thinking on China in global development in the digital age.
17 June 2013
Venezuelan universities have declared an indefinite strike to demand an improvement in professor wages. As such, with the controversies that have taken place in recent months between government representatives and public universities, another episode of a long conflict is being written.
14 June 2013
A Facebook-driven reaction to the government's attempt to ram through a pension reform without public discussion has given people approaching retirement age in Kazakhstan a rare voice. The republic's Social Affairs...
16 May 2013
Tension is growing in Bolivia as miners, teachers, health service workers and public university staff -all affiliated to the Central Workers Union- are on strike since May 6 demanding an increase in their retirement pension scheme.
12 May 2013
A magazine photo shoot for an emerging fashion designer's collection has touched off anger throughout Pakistan for its depiction of a dark-skinned child serving as a slave to a fair-skinned model.
6 May 2013
Italy's most recent elections swept several non-career politicians into office. Among these new players on the Italian political scene is writer and human rights activist Laura Boldrini, whose popularity during her short time in office has skyrocketed thanks to a reputation for sincerity and compassion at a time when corruption is ever present in the country's politics.
Two Foxconn employees recently jumped to their deaths in Zhengzhou, raising concerns about the poor working conditions in the world’s largest electronics manufacturer.
3 May 2013
Violent clashes between Turkish police and May Day protesters in Istanbul left 25 civilians and 22 police officers injured, including one man who reportedly lost an eye due to a teargas canister and another 17-year-old girl with head injuries who was left in a coma for a short time.
"A Monstration is a parody of a traditional demonstration, with absurd demands and slogans, where every participant says what they want."
24 April 2013
Among the thousands of people that fill Japan's parks every spring to picnic under the delicate pink cherry blossoms are young professionals sent by their bosses to reserve a spot for the company's outdoor feast.