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11 July 2014

Stories from 11 July 2014

Oscar López Rivera Has Spent 33 Years Behind Bars in the US. Puerto Ricans Say That's 33 Too Many

Oscar López Rivera's imprisonment has received attention in recent weeks in various media outlets and at the United Nations from people who support his release.

Russian Web Animation at Its Best

RuNet Echo

Foreigners are likely to think of Russia's ballet or literature before considering its Web animation, but it’s in this latter field that the RuNet has achieved something brilliant.

A Military Police Corporal Is the First Convicted for Brazil's ‘Crimes of May’ Deaths

A Brazilian Favela Is Challenging the World Cup Champion to a Match

Beyond the World Cup Headlines: Tears in Brazil, Tear Gas in Bahrain and Tragedy in Qatar

You have to know more than just football to understand the World Cup. Deji Olukotun gives a play-by-play of the important free expression and human rights issues.

As Rockets Rain on Gaza, Facebook Does Nothing to Stop Hate Speech Against Palestinians

A Facebook page featuring multiple posts in Hebrew calling for violence against Palestinians and Arabs has been active for three weeks.

Theater of War: Photo Captures Israelis ‘Watching’ Gaza Being Bombed

Earlier this week Israel launched a massive “Operation Defensive Edge” against Gaza, which has killed over 80 Palestinians so far, many of them women and children.

On Being Young, Black and Queer in South Africa

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