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12 March 2014

Stories from 12 March 2014

Saudi Arabia Controls Babies Names

Russia’s Best News Portal Decimated

RuNet Echo

In Russia’s jingoist climate today, it is now much easier for corporate owners and state authorities to meddle in the politics of the country’s news websites.

State Stops the Opening of Free Clitoral Repair Hospital for FGM Victims in Burkina Faso

Syria: I Am Aleppo, Aleppo Is Me

The Bridge

"Aleppo and I are alike: worn down, full of fire, confused," writes blogger/activist Marcell Shehwaro, in the first article in a series about life in Syria during the ongoing conflict.

For Abortion Rights in Bolivia, A Modest Gain

Bolivia's highest court rejected a constitutional challenge to a restrictive abortion law, while ruling that legal abortions no longer require a judge's consent.

Mexicans are Pushing for the ‘Redemocratization’ of Democracy

Chinese President Xi Jinping Cartoons

Activists Mobilize for Passage of Brazil's Internet Bill of Rights

Video: China's Social Media Reacts to the Kunming Attacks

Academics and Experts to Discuss Digital Discrimination in Barcelona

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