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May, 2011

Stories from May, 2011

30 May 2011

Azerbaijan: Interview with released video blogging activist Emin Milli

Vietnam: Ben Tre activists convicted

Russia: “My Perestroika”

Russia: State Duma Whistleblower Intern's Case

Australia: SlutWalks Spread the Word

Following Toronto’s lead, Australians have started a series of SlutWalks with Melbourne’s first march on 28 May. The catchphrase: Make it known that those who experience sexual assault are never...

Abkhazia: Sergei Bagapsh Dies

Africa, France: Who is Nafissatou Diallo? Victim or Conspirator?

In the debate over the alleged sexual assault by French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a Guinean hotel chambermaid in New York, attentions from France to Africa have now shifted to...

Poland: The Year of Anniversaries

Serbia: Mladic Arrest Update

Mexico: ‘Información Cívica’ Summarizes Week in Civil Society

Uruguay Implements Argentinean Initiative ‘I read this book’

Kenya: Catholic Church Should Cleanse Its House

Mexico: Blood Fountains

During the last weekend of May 2011, activists from the movement "Let's stop the bullets, let's paint the fountains" stained the water of a famous statue in Mexico City blood...

China: Detained Rights Lawyer Interrogated About Sex Life

After three months in detention, Chinese lawyer Li Tiantian described on Twitter how her interrogators used intimate details of her personal life to harass her. In the past months, more...

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