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3 February 2013

Stories from 3 February 2013

Iran Sent One Monkey Into Space and Another Came Back

Bloggers have challenged claims by the Iranian government that they successfully launched a monkey into space and retrieved the animal alive on January 28, 2013. Before and after photos of...

Paraguay: Presidential Candidate Dies in Helicopter Crash

Bahamas, U.S.A.: Superbowl Hopes

Russia's Internet Censorship “Experiment”

RuNet Echo

A Russian federal region is about to embark on an "experimental" project aimed at censoring the internet. A joint effort by the Kostroma regional government and an NGO called the...

News from the Iranian Journalists in Prison

China: Cartoon-Costumed Migrant Workers Protest Unpaid Wages

Brazil Without Make-up

Ecuador: Humour and Election Time

Humour, satire and a few fines are all part of the environment experienced in Ecuador just a few weeks away from the public choosing their new president, vice-president and other...

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