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5 June 2013

Stories from 5 June 2013

Singapore Memory Project

First LGBTI Parade in Lesotho

The Kindest Peruvian Has Been Found

Marisol Rodríguez Gamero, a 23-year old Law School student, won the contest "The kindest Peruvian" organized by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of that country, to encourage Peruvians...

Japan Qualifies for World Cup, Cop's Crowd Control Performance Goes Viral

As Japan's football fans celebrate qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a police officer came under spotlight for his persuasive microphone performance in marshaling a large crowd of supporters...

Police Brutality in Macedonia: Two Years On

The Moscow Mayoral Election Will Test Russia's Internet Culture

RuNet Echo

With Sergey Sobyanin's surprising announcement that he is calling for snap mayoral elections in Moscow this September, the city's urban Internet-connected class will be put to the test of real...

Government Invites Citizens to Co-Sponsor Bills

For Tiananmen Anniversary, Tens of Thousands Gather in Rainy Hong Kong

Tens of thousands of people braved torrential rain in Hong Kong's Victoria Park to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre with a candlelight vigil.

Iran: Jokes about Presidential Debate

Latin American Investigative Journalism Award

Bermuda: Pension Tension