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22 July 2014

Court Ruling Against Restaurant Reviewer Leaves French Bloggers Reeling

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The presiding judge ruled that while the review fell "within the scope of freedom of expression" its title was defamatory.

‘Syria Is With You, Gaza’

From poets to activists from the heart of Aleppo, where the bombs keep falling, shows of Syrian-Palestinian solidarity are constant. Syria Untold has the story.

13 July 2014

These Cubans Are Puckering Up in Support of LGBT Rights

The second kissing sit-in, or "besada" in Spanish, protested the New Cuban Labor Code, which excludes gender identity as a motive for workplace discrimination.

12 July 2014

A Summer Reading List from Global Voices French-Language Contributors

Need some summer reading material? Here's a reading list of mostly Francophone authors recommended by the GV community.

8 July 2014

Arabs Gloat at Brazil's World Cup Defeat

Arabs gloat at Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup semi-finals which ended minutes ago

This Project Is Helping France Unlearn Its Stereotypes About Romania

Newsroum is a school project from La Sorbonne journalism school in France that is dedicated to fighting clichés about Romania.

Israelis React to Renewed Conflict with Gaza

"Everyone says that firing on civilians in a war crime, and no one sees civilians on the other side," tweets Leftist Israeli blogger Noam.

7 July 2014

Regional Terrorism Reaching Bahrain?

News that hardline Saudi cleric Mohamad Al Arefe will be visiting Bahrain tomorrow has caused controversy in the country, already simmering under sectarian strain.

A Theater Company Is Crowdfunding to Produce This ‘Powerful’ Play in Cuba About Homosexuality

"Bent" tells the story of the abuse and internment of homosexuals in Nazi Germany leading up to World War II.

5 July 2014

Egypt Raises Fuel Prices by up to 78 Per Cent

Egyptian netizens are fuming over a price hike in fuel prices, which they say will lead to an increase in transportation, food and services costs.

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