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20 January 2013

Stories from 20 January 2013

Uzbekistan's Architectural Gems: Preservation and Destruction

Ecuador: The Case of the 10 from Luluncoto

The 10 from Luluncoto are the young people who lost their freedom on 3 March 2012, accused of terrorism and threats to the security of the State. Ten months later,...

Sri Lanka: Code of Ethics For Media

Turkish President's Letter To Bangladesh Denounced

Last month Turkish President Abdullah Gül sent a letter to the president of Bangladesh requesting for “clemency” of the accused Islamist leaders who are under trial for crimes against humanity...

Russian Facebook of Horrors: It's a Conspiracy!

RuNet Echo

In the days immediately following Kabanov's arrest Russian netizens experienced a rare period of introspection, liberally sprinkled with conspiracy theories.

Chilean President Piñera Has Not Had the Presidency He Expected

Bahrain Police Attack on Woman Stirs Anger

As Bahrain was pretending to be secure enough to hold a regional sports event, its security men were attacking a woman protester in the middle of Manama, the capital. Last...

Rajoelina Steps Aside for Madagascar's Presidential Race

With interim president Rajoelina announcing that he withdraws from a bid to run for the presidential elections following a similar announcement by former President Ravalomanana in December 2012, Malagasy people...

Tajikistan Remains ‘Hell for Gays’

A recent discussion in the blogosphere offers a rare glimpse into what it means to be gay in Tajikistan and how the country's people view members of the LGBT community.

Chile: Expectation for the Dakar's Finish in Santiago

Today, Saturday January 19th, 2013 is the end of the “most dangerous race in the world”: the Dakar, in Santiago. Chilean netizens are excited expecting that their fellow countryman, Francisco...

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