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14 September 2013

Stories from 14 September 2013

Coercive Population Control in Three Villages in Northern Sri Lanka

Where Parody Ends and Politics Begin: Comedians Running for Office

One of the members of Portugal's well-known parody group Homens da Luta is running for mayor. In Portugal and Brazil, celebrities running for office is nothing new.

Man Killed as Saudi Arabia Continues Hunt for 23 “Wanted” Persons in Awwamiya

Ahmad Al-Mislab, 19, was killed when Saudi forces stormed Awwamiya, looking for eight out of 23 people "wanted" by authorities, who remain at large.

Kissing on Egyptian Streets

Chinese Reactions to Tokyo Olympics 2020

Petition Call to Ban Ivory Trade in Hong Kong

To Some Opposition Bloggers Alexey Navalny is “Führer”

RuNet Echo

Alexey Navalny addressed a crowd of supporters the day after he lost the Moscow mayoral election. Some found his performance disconcerting.

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