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5 December 2012

Stories from 5 December 2012

Iran: Jailed Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh Ends Hunger Strike After 49 Days

The Iranian blogosphere is filled with joy as lawyer and prisoner of conscience Nasrin Sotoudeh has reportedly ended her hunger strike after 49 days.

“The Slovenian Uprising”

“Romania’s Non-Election”

Summarizing English-Language Coverage on Macedonia

Mauritania: Commemorating Inal's Massacre against Black Soldiers

The 28th of November should have been a happy day for Mauritanians as it marks the country's independence from France. However, it also brings back sad and bloody memories, since...

Italy: Governement and Immigration – plenty of words, less action

Activists Reject Southeast Asia’s Human Rights Declaration

More than 50 human rights groups in Southeast Asia issued a statement criticizing the recent signing of a Human Rights Declaration drafted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The...

Breastfeeding in Public in Lima, Peru

Winning Applications from Latin America's Biggest Hackathon

Technology for Transparency Network

Desarrollando America Latina, a kind of World Cup for hackers in Latin America, took place this weekend in 8 countries in South and Central America. When technologists get in the...

Myanmar's Foreign Investment Law

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