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6 September 2011

Daily archive · 4 posts

Stories from 6 September 2011

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Brazil: Road to World Cup and Olympics Paved with Forced Evictions

In the run up to Brazil's World Cup 2014 and Olympics 2016, thousands of people are being forcefully evicted from their homes to make room for office buildings, stadiums and...

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Egypt: Scuffles Break Out Inside and Outside Mubarak Trial

Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stood trial yesterday for the killing of protesters in the revolution. This is the third hearing and lasted for 10 hours, with scuffles reported both inside...

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Mexico: Hero Reports, Mapping Acts of Kindness

7 Billion Actions

Heroreports is a non-profit project dedicated to crowdsourcing and mapping reports of citizen courage and positive social behavior. It started in Ciudad Juárez, México as an initiative of the MIT...

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Chile: Netizens Pay Tribute to Plane Crash Victims

The disappearance of an airplane near the Juan Fernandez archipelago has stirred social networks in Chile: among the 21 passengers and crew were members of the NGO Levantemos Chile, and...

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