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6 July 2012

Stories from 6 July 2012

Trinidad & Tobago: The Art of Cooking

Trinidad & Tobago: On the Exam Results Leak

Jamaica: Pardon Garvey

Egypt: Protest Sends Message Against Sexual Harassment

Since the revolution took place, more and more Egyptians are speaking up and demanding their rights, including women's rights. In this photo post we look at a recent protest against...

Moldova vs. Moldova: Who is the Winner?

On June 28, 1940, Moldova was overrun by the Soviet troops, after it had been given up by Romania. The Soviet Union quickly added it to its territory. Was it...

South Korea: President's Brother Questioned in Corruption Probe

Following bribery allegations, the South Korean President's brother Lee Sang-deuk has been questioned by authorities, but many speculate that he might be a scapegoat in a wider scandal that could...

Afghanistan: High School Student Discovers Math Formula

A high-school student in Afghanistan has discovered a mathematical formula for solving quadratic equations. Twitter users have welcomed the news as an indication of improvements in the country's education sector.

Cuba: Kiss-in for Diversity and Equality

The "Kiss-in for Diversity and Equality" held in Havana commemorated the anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Riots in New York in 1969, which sparked the civil rights movement in the...

Colombia: Outrage at Celebrity for Mocking Fat Women

A Weak African Union for 53 Member States

2011 was a tumultuous year for the African continent with revolutions, attempted coups and violent political crises. Unfortunately the union of 53 African states that has as its mission to...

Israel: Defense Budget Vs. Social Justice

One of the major results of the social justice protests in Israel has been a renewed debate about the budgetary priorities of the state. The social justice movement (also known...

Mali: Worldwide Inactivity Over Destruction of Timbuktu Shrines

June 30, 2012, will go down in history as one of the most devastating dates for Mali and for its cultural heritage. It's when Islamist group of Ansar Dine, one...

Philippine Flood Hazard Map

Portugal: Citizens Audit of Public Debt Still Without Answers

With the troika's "bailout" operation in full implementation, recession and social woes worsen in Portugal. The Initiative for a Citizens Audit of Public Debt (IAC), launched in late 2011, promised...

Philippines: ‘Save Bondoc Peninsula’ Campaign

Human rights advocates and various people’s organizations are using the internet to expose massive rights violation in Bondoc Peninsula, Quezon in northern Philippines. The social media campaign aims to pressure...

Koumintang Army in Thailand

China: NIMBY Protest Escalated to Bloody in Western China