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· June, 2014

Stories about Youth from June, 2014

This Philippine Wedding Video of a Dying Cancer Patient Will Move You to Tears

How a Protest to Reinstate a University Professor Relaunched Jamaica's Gay Rights Debate

Jamaica's moral compass is on overdrive ever since the dismissal of Professor Brendan Bain. The controversy continues to fuel the debate over gay rights in an infamously homophobic country.

This Street in Bangladesh Has a Colorful World Cup Celebration to Rival Brazil

Bangladesh didn't qualify to play in the tournament, but the country's football fans have caught World Cup fever nonetheless.

The Problem of Bullying in Cuba

The Story of Famine Refugees from Niger in Eastern Algeria

Student Faces Criminal Charges for Disrupting Philippine President's Speech on Independence Day

A student leader in the Philippines was detained and subsequently charged with two criminal cases for disrupting the Independence Day speech of the President.

Urban Pakistani Musicians Jam With a Rural Folk Singer and Create Something Beautiful for the Internet

The video for "Sarak Sarak" was published on Facebook, SoundCloud and Vimeo, but not YouTube - that remains blocked in Pakistan.

The Framing of Jamaica's “Gay Menace”

The dismissal of Professor Brendan Bain from his post as head of the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Training Network is still fueling the debate about gay rights in Jamaica.

Podcast: China's Leftover Women

‘How to Find Happiness at 2:30 in the Morning’

Kazakh “Bloggers” Program Gets to the Real News

Heartbreak for Ibrahim and Djouma in the Central African Republic

Trinidad & Tobago: Why the Smile over Baby Simeon?

Moroccan Hackers Attack Mauritanian Government Sites

China: Keyboard Supermen and Angry Youth 2.0

Jamaica: Girls In Science

As Tajik Rap Gets Political, Authorities Resort to Bans and Pressure

Rap often gets much more political than other musical genres in Tajikistan. The authorities respond by banning hip-hop and forcing homegrown rappers to become more "patriotic".

University Student Posts Suicide Note In Facebook, Friends Fail To Save Him

Indonesians Assert #15yearsNOTenough for Child Predators

The surge in child molestation cases in Indonesia has prompted many parents to ask the government to amend the law and hand out harsher punishment for perpetrators.

Campaigning for Safe Sidewalks in Jakarta

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