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23 December 2012

Stories from 23 December 2012

Assad Airforce Kills Syrians Waiting in Breadline

The Syrian government conducted a deadly airstrike against Syrians - standing in line waiting for bread in a bakery in Halfaya, in Hama. Estimates put the number of those killed...

Jailed Kuwait Stateless Activist Tweets Torture Ordeal

Over the past two years, people outside the Gulf, have been exposed to the issue of statelessness in the region as the Bedoon (which translates to without in Arabic) communities...

Rohingya Refugees Rejected by Singapore

Singapore turned away 40 Rohingya shipwreck survivors who were rescued by a Vietnamese ship. Singapore netizens and human rights groups reacted strongly to the decision of authorities to send away...

China's Environment in 2012

How to Say Singapore Correctly?

Philippines: Summary of Data Privacy Act

Reddit Users Debate the Pricing Game Of The Cancer Drug Industry

When the Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla announced last month that it would cut the cost of three drugs used to treat cancers – people around the world responded. Some of...

Vietnam's Dipping Sauces

Pangolin Rehabilitation Center in Cambodia

Fatwa Against Santa Stirs Passions in Australia

Online outrage has followed news reports of a fatwa against Christmas allegedly issued by an iman at Sydney’s Lakemba Mosque.

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