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8 December 2013

Stories from 8 December 2013

Syria's Desolate Winter Just Got $100,347 Times Warmer

More than $100,000 was raised in the “Shave a Mustache, Keep a Syrian Child Warm” virtual campaign. Find out how you too can help Syrian children warm this winter.

What the Situation of Street Children in Port-au-Prince is Telling a Haitian Citizen

Ukrainian Civil Society Calls for International Investigation of Yanukovych’ Financial Activities

3,000 Students Protest against Educational Reform in Gabon

Infinite Detention Legalized in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia just approved a law which allows judges to detain people indefinitely in a country where activists claim up to 30,000 people are held without trial.

Interview With Chinese Political Cartoonist

Upholding the Essential Values of the Bhutanese Youth

In Japan, Disaster and a Radio Show Put Refugees On the Agenda

The Bridge

For nearly 10 years Katsuya Soda has worked to bring the refugees issue to the attention of the complacent Japanese public. These days he has some extra help.

Outrage Over Famous Chinese Director Zhang Yimou's Extra Kids Privilege

Famous Chinese film director Zhang Yimou has become a new target of public attack against the privileges who breach the law to have extra kids.

Monitoring Indonesia's 2014 Election Campaign