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10 July 2014

Stories from 10 July 2014

This Woman Is Leading Baloch Students in Their Struggle for Independence From Pakistan

Women in Balochistan face many challenges, including a heavily male-dominated patriarchal society, lack of infrastructure for education and a low rate of literacy among females.

Why Taxi Drivers in Lima Are Seeing Red Over the City's New Black-and-Yellow Rules

The Bridge

Lima's taxi drivers are peeved: the local authority says they must mark their cars to distinguish them from illegal cabs at a cost of US$70-535. Drivers think it's a bluff.

Recycling Fashion

Bangladeshi Sex Workers Take Cow Steroids To Mask Their Real Age

“I Increasingly See More People Looking Like Zombies”

Mexican Senate Passes #LeyTelecom Laws and Reforms

In Mexico, citizens are expressing their anger over the approval of the #LeyTelecom by the Senate. The law is now being discussed at the Congress.

A Local Serbian Politician Threatened on Facebook to Hit an Activist With a Shovel for Organizing Protests

An activist's call for protests and demands for better reconstruction efforts met online threats from a Serbian city official.

The More Things Change The More They Stay The Same In The Bahamas

If You're an Artist in China Who Wants to Perform Abroad, Your Life Just Got More Complicated

China is targeting its arts groups' organised performances on foreign soil as part of a push for austerity.

Sparrows in China Died From Eating Too Much Rice? Chinese Netizens Are Skeptical

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