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4 September 2010

Daily archive · 6 posts

Stories from 4 September 2010

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Middle East: Arab Attitudes on Freeing Gilad Shalit

Last Saturday, August 28th, Gilad Shalit turned 24 - his fifth birthday in captivity since June 25th, 2006. Each year there are renewed calls for his release. This year has...

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Egypt: Wanna be a Bride; From Blog to TV

An Egyptian blog featuring humorous short stories about a girl's endless quest to find a suitable husband was published into a book more than two years ago. This year it...

Saudi Arabia: Call for Obama to Free Humeidan Al-Turki

The Saudi nation has just released a campaign addressed to US President Barack Obama, asking him to release the Saudi prisoner Humeidan Al-Turki. The video has gone viral and supporters...

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Chile: First Country to Legislate Net Neutrality

After nearly three years of discussions, Chile approved the commonly named Net Neutrality Law, but not all users agree that this law represents a good piece of legislation.

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Brazil: Primetime Prejudice Against Atheists Triggers Mass Response

"Atheists are people without boundaries, criminals, evil because they think they are their own God" this statement, made live on TV, has triggered a controversy in Brazil, a country where...

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Russia: Beslan School Siege Survivor's Account

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Agunda Vataeva was a 13-year-old girl about to begin her ninth-grade studies on Sept. 1, 2004, the day when she, her mother and more than 1,100 others were taken hostage...

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