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6 May 2013

Stories from 6 May 2013

Côte d'Ivoire: Opinions on Marriage for all

France’s adoption of the ‘Marriage for All’ bill has given rise to incomprehension, sometimes with a jokey tone, in Francophone Africa, Here, we look at opinions of commentators from the...

RuNet Speculates on Protest Rally Size, Again

RuNet Echo

Every Russian opposition rally and march attracts wild online speculation about the numbers of the participants -- both by observers and the participants themselves.

Iran Tightens Grip on Internet Even More

Several reports indicate that the Iranian regime has taken another step to control the already heavily censored internet. Psiphon, Kerio and Open VPN, are no longer effective against the Iranian...

‘Hope, Service, Passion': Meet Laura Boldrini, Italy's Likable Leader in Parliament

Italy's most recent elections swept several non-career politicians into office. Among these new players on the Italian political scene is writer and human rights activist Laura Boldrini, whose popularity during...

In Venezuela, Still No Justice in Indigenous Leader's Murder

Two months after the assassination of Yukpa indigenous leader Sabino Romero in Venezuela, activists and community members question why no one has been charged for the murder.

Allegations of Election Fraud as Malaysia's Ruling Party Wins Again

Malaysians from all walks of life are currently in a state of outrage following the outcome of the nation's 13th General Election, which has been marred with what appears to...

Costa Rican Blogger (Almost) Meets Obama

Stop Somonizing Tajikistan!

South Korean Women Protest Electioneering

Rat Meat Sold as Lamb in China

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