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2013

Stories from 2013

31 December 2013

Twin Acts of Terror for Russia's New Year

RuNet Echo

Little information about the perpetrators is known, but as usual the RuNet is rife with speculation.

Malagasy Genius Seeking Happiness off the Grid

Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

Beer Looting Ignited Internet Meme in Vietnam

Hundreds of Local Chinese Lawmakers Dismissed Over Massive Bribery Scandal

518 Hengyang lawmakers and 68 staff members were found to have accepted bribes, and 512 lawmakers were dismissed.

South Korean Pres. Vows Pre-emptive Strikes on Social Media Rumors

30 December 2013

Art in the Trolley – Invading Public Spaces in Quito

Art in the Trolley is an initiative of intervention in the public spaces of Quito's transportation system known as the Trolleybus. Get to know them.

Nude Twitter Calendar Promotes Sex Education and Gender Equality in Macedonia

Messages from the calendar include "Gender equality is not a threat to family," and “No always means No! Nakedness is not a substitute for consent.”

The Best of Infoactivism LATAM 2013

The SocialTIC team lists "The Year's Best in Latin American Infoactivism," projects and events that inspired them to use the TIC to generate social impact in 2013.

PHOTOS: Humans of Southeast Asia

Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries

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