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9 June 2014

Stories from 9 June 2014

Are You Enraged by Turkey's Coal Problem? You Should Be.

The recent explosion at a coal mine in Western Turkey was a particularly tragic and rage inducing reminder that climate disasters in fact represent a profound lack of social justice.

Google Chrome Users, Terra Incognita Brings Serendipity and Curiosity to Your Browsing

Are you frustrated with the selective background information you have on the places and people hot in the news? If so, you need to install this chrome extension.

Trinidad & Tobago: Why the Smile over Baby Simeon?

New Dating Social Network Where Women Rule

Kyrgyzstan's Anti-Gay Bill Preserves “Historical Values”, Violates Constitution

Kyrgyz lawmakers will soon vote on "mystical" legislation set to make life even more challenging for the country's harassed LGBT community. But don't they have more important things to do?

Moroccan Hackers Attack Mauritanian Government Sites

#CarajoNoMePuedoMorir Impacted on Social Networks in Bolivia

A President for Lebanon? Yes, No, Maybe…What For?

Bloggers and the twittersphere discuss Lebanon's predictable and predicted presidential vacuum following Parliament's failure to elect a new president within the constitutional time frame.

Sharia Law and Free Speech in Brunei

The Sharia Law has created more difficulties in enhancing free speech and media freedom in Brunei. Dissenting voices were stifled after the Sultan threatened legal action against critics.

Historic Court Ruling Empowers Brazil to Confront Its Dark Past

Forty-three years after he went missing, five retired military officers will have to answer in court for the torture, disappearance and death of Deputy Rubens Paiva.

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