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6 January 2013

Stories from 6 January 2013

Blaming Rape Victims in Cambodia

In Cambodia, rape cases are given low profile despite the report of the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association which documented 467 rape cases in 2011 and 320 in 2012....

The Mauritanian Water Uprising

Vietnam Tech News Websites Need to Cover Local Updates

It’s not easy for the layman to get news about new technology companies, new products, or cutting edge trends in Vietnam… Everybody knows about the latest iPhone, nobody knows about...

Tiptoeing Tradition, Cuba Welcomes the New Year

The year 2012, marked by the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba, Hurricane Sandy's trail of destruction, and the controversial legal regulation of the public use of music also...

‘Stop Impunity in Southeast Asia’

Taiwan's Nuclear-free New Year's Wish

The new year celebration was very special this year as popular singers, environmental and youth activists worked together to present a nuclear-free homeland as Taiwanese people's common wish for 2013.

1968 Comes to Today's Russian Universities?

Last month, on December 18, students at the Russian State University of Trade and Economics (RSUTE) began a strike and blocked the main door of their alma mater. Controversy surrounds...

Sex Allegations Hound Russia's Top Blogger

As RuNet was preparing to celebrate the New Year, Tatyana Delsal, estranged ex-wife of popular blogger and Coordinating Council member Rustem Adagamov, has accused him of statutory rape.

China's Environmental Protests

China has seen many protests over environmental issues in the past five years. Chinadialogue analyzed what caused the protests and why environmental issues fail to make any progress in China.

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