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· October, 2014

Stories about Breaking News from October, 2014

3 October 2014

Pro-Democracy Protesters Accuse Hong Kong Police of Allowing ‘Thugs’ to Attack Them

"A passerby tried to stop an anti-Occupy Central man from hurting two young people. The thug pointed at him in the face with a blade, saying, 'You have the guts?'"

Rumors and Smears Dampen Spirits in Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy ‘Umbrella Revolution’

Hong Kong's pro-Beijing rumor mill is trying to do what tear gas so far hasn't: break up the protests.

2 October 2014

Russian Court Sentences 23-Year-Old Woman to 2 Years for Torrenting Porn

RuNet EchoAdvox

In court, the accused denied that she knew she was also sharing porn while she downloaded the films, but prosecutors say she admitted this knowledge when they seized her computer.

1 October 2014

Bahrain's Prominent Human Rights Activist Arrested for Criticizing Police Defectors Who Joined ISIS

Advox

Bahrain's most prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab is back in jail for his tweets, for the third time.

Once Banned From the US, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Goes Stateside

Modi, who was banned from entering the United States for nearly 10 years, has reached out to the Indian diaspora in the US and top CEOs during his visit.

ISIS Recruits Fan Bahrain's Sectarian Flames With YouTube Call to Arms

Four Bahrainis who have joined the terrorist group ISIS called on the Sunni population in Bahrain to take up arms and join the fight against their ruling “tyrants.”