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7 June 2012

Stories from 7 June 2012

Cameroon: Electric Dreams for Development by 2035

Cameroon hopes to reach the status of emerging market by 2035 through a series of “great achievements” in transport and energy infrastructure development. It's a deadline that fails to convince...

Azerbaijan: Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator Withdrawn

Armenia: U.S. Honors Human Rights Advocates

Jailed Iranian Blogger Begins Dry Hunger Strike

The painful story of Iranian bloggers has a new face these days: Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, a jailed blogger who is serving a 15-year sentence in prison. Hossein has been on...

New eBook of Games for Kids from Around the World

China: Tiananmen Political Prisoner Li Wangyang Found Dead

Li Wangyang, a Chinese political prisoner who spent most of his life in detention, was found dead on the morning of Wednesday 6 June, after being interviewed by overseas media...