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24 September 2013

Stories from 24 September 2013

Chile's Student Uprising: ‘There’s a Story to Be Told’

Global Voices spoke to Pablo Navarrete, who is making a documentary with his father about the Chilean students who are trying to do away with vestiges of the Pinochet dictatorship.

Is the Spanish Army Punishing Women Who Denounce Sexism?

What is the situation of women in the Spanish Army? Lourdes Sada reports.

Esther Vargas Helps Journalists Stay Relevant

No Longer Silent: “Queer Pakistan”

Pakistan’s shunned LGBT youth have a new place to seek support online. Global Voices speaks with one of Queer Pakistan's founders.

Latin America: “Where do the Disappeared go?”

The internet is a source of innumerable initiatives and stories that remember the disappeared and fight against impunity.

Blogger Claims Russian Foreign Minister to be Sacked

RuNet Echo

The blogger el-murid claims that this signals a change of policy in the direction of accommodating the US in passing a UN resolution authorizing military action in Syria.

South Korean Catholic Leaders Protest Spy Agency Scandal

700 Catholic clergy members held a protest against the spy agency's manipulation of the presidential election - the first time in recent decades that the Catholic Church has organized such...

Indonesia’s Forestry Minister Upset Over Harrison Ford Interview

Harrison Ford conducted a 'tough' interview about Indonesia's forest situation which angered a government minister. Ford was accused of 'harassing' a state institution.

Disagreements over 2010 Ethnic Violence still Troubling Kyrgyzstan

Attacks on a film festival screening a documentary about a prominent ethnic Uzbek human rights activist are a sore reminder that ethnic relations in Kyrgyzstan are still highly charged.

Humanity Defeated Again in Pakistan, Over 80 Christians Killed

A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up in a 130-year-old church in Peshawar after a Sunday Mass killing more than 80 people and injuring many.

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