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30 April 2014

Stories from 30 April 2014

Kyrgyz Parliament Considers Anti-Gay Law

Bektau-Ata, Kazakhstan's “Kingdom of Unearthly Beauty”

Army Drafters “Do Not Give a Damn About the President” in Tajikistan

Trinidad & Tobago: The Implications of Style

‘I Saw You On The Train': Falling in Love on Portugal's Public Transport

Puerto Rican feminist organization Taller Salud Celebrates 35 years

Does Kyrgyzstan Need A Putin?

There is only one Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, but does a fledgling democracy like Kyrgyzstan need its own version?

YouTube Video Series ‘Argumentos’ Offers Insight Into Venezuelan Conflict

'Arguments' is a series of videos on YouTube that offers insights across Venezuelan society through the opinions of various personalities who know about the reality of the country.

Fighting “Breast Ironing” in Cameroon

When Will Impunity End for Slave Traders in Mauritania ?

Does the Caribbean Sanction Violence against Children?

A blog that discusses issues of violence, sexual assault and child abuse is infuriated at Caribbean governments' response to recent allegations of child exploitation in some state institutions.

Robert Antoni Wins 2014 Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

The Subway: The Arteries of New York City

Bringing together art, culture, and urban legends, New York City's subway system inspires mixed feelings in its customers.

VIDEO: Serbian Child Prodigy's Drawings Stun the Art World

The Kremlin’s Internet Annexation

RuNet Echo

For some reason, lawmakers in Russia today continue to add new powers to the state’s censorship utility-belt, as though the current panoply of Internet controls weren’t enough.

Fans in Skopje Gather to Exchange Football Stickers

How to Rent an Apartment in China

China: Party Mouthpiece Urges Not to Use Non-Chinese Words

Reconstruction of Historical Memory: Voice of Mass Sterilizations Victims in Peru

Some See a Success Story. Others See a ‘Thieving’ Undocumented Immigrant

Betty Wong was smuggled into Hong Kong from mainland China in 2003 when she was 8. Her story, from undocumented immigrant to medical student, was met with online attacks.

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