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20 October 2014

Cambodia's Police Are in the Market for Water Cannon Trucks ‘to Be Used Against Demonstrations’

Human rights groups fear the water cannon trucks will be used to suppress the strike of garment workers.

#Fails of the Tunisian Electoral Campaign in One Hilarious Blog

Who would not laugh at "the miserables, a hope for generations" or at a party seeking to "circumcise the security and judicial institutions and the administration"?

18 October 2014

More Than 40 Million People Await the Launch of Odia Wikisource

Rising Voices

Speakers of Odia will soon have mountains of books to read online in their mother tongue, following the launch of the Odia Wikisource, which will make accessible many rare books.

17 October 2014

Building an Internet Fast Lane in Russia Could Be a Great Way to Stifle Independent Media

RuNet EchoGlobal Voices Advocacy

In Russia, where the online space for independent media is fast shrinking, the prospect of ending net neutrality and filtering Internet content poses significant dangers.

São Paulo Is Running Out of Water, But Authorities Say There's No Need for Rationing

The government's assurances that water isn't being rationed goes against the experiences of São Paulo residents, who say their taps are being regularly shut off.

Outrage Over Transgender Woman's Suspected Murder by US Marine in the Philippines

The case has led some in the Philippines to call for the military agreements between their country and the United States to be scrapped.

Mexico's ‘Corona Capital’ Music Festival Played On Despite Heavy Rains

The weather seemed more in line with what fans could expect at Glastonbury Festival in England across the pond.

16 October 2014

It's Blog Action Day: Let's Talk About Inequality

Global Voices is an official partner for the event, which tackles the issue of inequality this year.

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