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1 January 2013

Stories from 1 January 2013

Our Global Voices in 2012

Social media around the globe has been buzzing with important stories that have been missed by mainstream media, and we've been filling that void all year. Here are some highlights...

China's Top 10 Protesters Listed by Tencent News

China's Tencent News lists the top 10 protesters of the last two years, both individuals and groups who fight for their rights on different issues in Chinese society.

Bangladesh: Another Indigenous Girl Raped and Killed

Once again an indigenous girl was killed in Bangladesh after being brutally raped. The victim, Khomaching Marma (14) was a student of class eight. This brutal rape and murder once...

Iran's Supreme Leader Behind Enemy Lines with New Facebook Page

Despite condemnation of social media, it appears that Ayatollah Khamenei now has his own Facebook page. Censorship is as active on Facebook as any other media in Iran -- critical...

Chobi Mela VII Is Coming

Chobi Mela, the largest biennial international festival of photography in Asia, is coming to Bangladesh capital again. 34 artists from 23 countries will exhibit their work at Chobi Mela VII...

Reasons to Celebrate the New Year

Uruguayan blogger Anna Donner Rybak lists many reasons [es] for celebrating the arrival of a new year, even though many can find it “ridiculous”: Many people say they are fed...

“Should Women Be Pretty?”

That's the question raised by Nathy2310 from Costa Rica on her blog post “Women, should they be pretty?” and writes [es]: Today I want to tell all those women who...

Chinese Activists’ Flash Mob Visit to Liu Xia

Acopy.net has translated the description of the action details.

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