9 December 2013

Stories from 9 December 2013

Ukraine: Translators Organize on Facebook to Provide Live #Euromaidan Updates

  9 December 2013

Volunteer translators following the Euromaidan protests in Ukraine have organized on Facebook, setting up pages like Maidan Needs Translators and Euromaidan Translators where urgent news from the protests that require translation to reach a wider international audience are shared and Euro-Maidan As It Is, where translated content is published. The...

Venezuela's Municipal Elections: “Both Sides Lose”

  9 December 2013

Although the ruling PSUV party won the majority of mayoral races in the country's municipal elections, Boz from Bloggings by Boz says that Venezuela “remains divided and neither side has a clear majority.” According to the results announced by The National Electoral Council (CNE), the ruling party won 196 municipalities, while...

Jurrat – Marking First Anniversary of the Delhi Gang-rape

  9 December 2013

From 10-16th December Jurrat (courage), a campaign on violence against women, is marking the anniversary of the heinous Delhi gang rape. One year ago a 23-year old medical student was gang-raped in a Delhi bus. A mobile music concert by Swaang (a Mumbai based theatre and protest music group) and...

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