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6 December 2016
Blogger Anton Nossik wants to annul Article 282 of the Russian Criminal Code, a catch-all statute that prohibits "ctions aimed at the incitement of hatred or enmity."
"Friendly reminder that clever retorts on social media, passion, facts & figures won't be counted. Your vote will. Go & vote! "
5 December 2016
"They are persons caring for the marginalized sectors of the society but they were jailed for trumped up charges."
"The Vietnamese government should urgently amend the land law and its grievance processes to protect farmers’ rights."
Upcoming parliamentary elections in Macedonia began with electioneering campaign tactics that were suspiciously sneaky.
Rock music available online shows how a peculiar bridge, bringing the people of former Yugoslavia and Poland closer together, developed over the last four decades.
2 December 2016
Attack on NGO Fighting for Rights of Textile Workers in Macedonia Highlights Dangers to Civil Society
An attack on the premises of an NGO that champions textile workers' rights, has undermined attempts to improve the terrible working conditions in Macedonia's garment industry .
1 December 2016
30 November 2016
"Found an ATM with cash and absolutely no crowd. The ATM has only 2000 notes hence no one wants"
Trinidad and Tobago's longstanding commitments to universal education are juxtaposed with the harsh reality of society's marginalised.
Three runaway ex-governors accused of defrauding the treasury, money laundering, organized crime among other charges are the latest cases of high political corruption in Mexico.
28 November 2016
Russia, Belarus and the Central Asian states were all rated "not free" in Freedom House's 2016 "Freedom on the Web" report.
In the run up to the elections, there have been anti-government political protests, mostly in the Greater Banjul Area.
27 November 2016
"Being delivered into this world by someone brain-defected, the deputy to the Kabul clerical council must himself be without a brain."
"We won't forget how Fidel Castro supported the fight against apartheid when the 'civilized' world didn't. Castro, with his faults, was a leader."
"Leyla Aliyeva, daughter of President Ilham Aliyev, was the executive producer of the film, which cost a reported $20 million to make."