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26 August 2014

Stories from 26 August 2014

Iran's Grand Ayatollah: 3G Internet Is Immoral

Two Months After Flooding, Digital Freedoms in Serbia Are Still in Trouble

Global Voices Advocacy

In the wake of devastating floods that hit Serbia in May 2014, several local websites that published materials that criticized the government's relief efforts suffered technical attacks.

How To Find Happiness In Democracy

Ferguson Evocative of Civil Rights Movement, Says Trinidadian Diaspora Blogger

India’s LGBT Community Dares to Hope After Health Minister’s Comment on Gay Rights

Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that everybody has human rights and it is the job of the government to protect them.

Documenting Nationalistic Hate Speech in Macedonian Media

One Person Holds the Three Most Powerful Positions in Thailand Today

Prayuth Chan-ocha is Thailand’s new prime minister. He is also the army chief who staged a coup last May and appointed himself as head of the coup government.

Scholars and Experts Are Urging the German Government to Rethink Its Unconditional Support of Israel

Due to several anti-Semitic outbursts from some protesters, reporting on Gaza in Germany over the past few weeks has been overshadowed by a debate on anti-Semitism.

Serbia’s ‘Declaration of Internet Freedom’ Wins Big Support from Western Dignitaries

Global Voices Advocacy

Serbian bloggers have drafted a Declaration of Internet Freedom, and representatives of the international community are showing their support.

Macedonian Police Harass Journalists Covering Protests

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