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· May, 2014

Stories about Politics from May, 2014

Russian Internet Users, Putin is After Your Digital Wallets

The offices of Yandex.Money, the popular online payments system associated with Russia's largest search engine, were searched by Russia's Investigative Committee.

Rwanda: The Good, the Bad and the Hopeful

Although Rwanda has made great strides in recovering from the 1994 genocide, advocacy groups continue to report human rights violations.

Environment and Colombian Presidential Candidates

Colombia: Three Weeks Away From a New Election

Spain, Podemos Political Party for 2015?

Chavs, on UK Working Class

60% of Electoral Abstention in Colombia

Is Power Too Sweet for Ailing African Leaders to Step Down?

Colombia: Post Election Mess

Venezuela: Answering Dieterich

Colombia: Voting for War or Peace

Spain: If European Election Would Have Been Legislative…

Comments on the Results of European Election

The Legalisation of Political Repression in Ethiopia

Balochistan Marches for School Safety as Panjgur Braves Boko Haram-type Threats

Thousands marched chanting “we want education, education is our basic right, save education," after threats from militants forced dozens of private schools in the town Panjgur to close.

Thai Coup Selfies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

There is reason to be less worried as long as we see Thai coup selfies on our timelines. Coup selfies provided the latest information about the political situation in Thailand.

Ukraine War in Real Time

Last Friday Ukrainian violence became even more viscerally evident on the Facebook account of one of the cyber-punk, post-state, viral-citizen-armies operating in the region.

“Why Edward Snowden Wishes He'd Sought Asylum in Poland”

Edward Snowden's name echoes once again through an irreverent advertising campaign.

Macau: 3,000 Surround Legislative Council To Stop the “Bill of Greeds”

Brazilian Colonel Found Dead A Month After Confessing to Torture

Paulo Malhães, a 76 year-old retired officer, was killed at his home in April. In March, he admitted torturing and murdering people during the country’s dark dictatorship period.

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