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2 June 2014

Stories from 2 June 2014

What Democracy? Questioning Oscar López Rivera's Imprisonment in the United States

It Never Rains in Central Asia, But When it Does, it Pours

May 30-31 saw flash floods and wild winds come to Central Asia, exposing the region's creaking Soviet-era infrastructure and causing the tragic death of a man in Kyrgyzstan.

The King of Spain Abdicates, Claims to Install the Third Republic Emerge

Puerto Rican Diaspora Calls for Oscar López Rivera's Release

Peacekeepers Involved in the Disappearance of 11 Rebels in the Central African Republic

Trinidad & Tobago: Did Narine Choose Kolkata Over West Indies Cricket?

The West Indies Cricket Board has not picked off-spin bowler Sunil Narine to play in the upcoming test matches against New Zealand because they think he chose club over country.

This Brazilian is Using Twitter to Take on Aggressive and Racist Housemaid Employers

In 111 tweets, A Minha Empregada (My Maid) exposes the social prejudice, racism and lack of empathy existing in Brazilian society, especially when it comes to attitude towards domestic workers.

Free Speech Remains Under Threat in Myanmar

Campaigning for Safe Sidewalks in Jakarta

Why Human Rights Advocates are Opposed to East Timor's Draft Media Law

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