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3 April 2013

Stories from 3 April 2013

Tear Gas and Rubber Bullets Break Journalist Protest in Togo

On March 14, 2013, security forces violently broke up a sit-in by private sector journalists in Togo. The journalists were protesting the new dispositions of the Organic Law which mean...

The RuNet's Leaky War

As RuNet Echo previously reported [GV], Alexey Navalny has appealed to his readers to make up their own minds about his innocence or guilt in an upcoming embezzling trial by releasing for download the...

Anonymous Reportedly Hacks North Korea

Hacktivist collective Anonymous claims to have hacked North Korean government websites and stolen more than 15,000 user records. North Korea Tech blog wrote about their message posted online. 

Uruguay Moves Towards Marriage Equality

On April 2, 2013, the Uruguayan Senate voted 23 to 8 to legalize same-sex marriage. The bill also raises the minimum age for marriage to 16. The bill will now...

Colombia: No to Army Raids

Mozambican Political Parties and the Internet

(…) there is a space that until now has been little explored by the national political forces, be it for political propaganda or electoral campaigns: the internet. Mozambican platform Olho...

South and North Korea in ‘State of War’

North Korea has a long history of bellicose rhetoric and threats against South Korea and its allies. The North's latest aggression, however, has been as intense as ever and tensions in...

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