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9 July 2011

Stories from 9 July 2011

Syria: Bloggers Rally for Anas Maarawi

Anas Maarawi is the latest Syrian blogger to have been imprisoned. He was detained on Friday July 1, 2011, in his neighborhood of Kafarsouseh in Damascus, and nothing has been...

Angola: Human Rights Activist “Partially” Released

Lithuania: Emigration Problems

Malaysia: Bersih Rally on Social Media

More than 1,400 people were arrested by the police in today’s Bersih 2.0 rally which was organized to push for electoral reforms in Malaysia. Police used teargas to disperse a...

Hungary: Public Media Job Cuts

Macedonia: Singer Shakira and Local Political Propaganda

Greece: Journalist suffers total hearing loss from police brutality

Chile: Former Presidential Candidate Accused of ‘Enslaving’ Employees

Chilean television network Canal 13 has aired a documentary in its program 'Contacto' in which they denounce the bad conditions in which Paraguayan immigrants work in former presidential candidate Francisco...

India: The Impact Of Money Laundering In Swiss Banks

Pakistan: Violence In Karachi

Sri Lanka: Wild Animals Get Their Own Hospital