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10 May 2014

Stories from 10 May 2014

Two People Are Driving Around Europe to Find What It Means to Be European

On the eve of European elections, two French artists will tour Europe to meet with as many types of Europeans as possible.

YASunidos Request Popular Consult on Ecuador's Yasuni National Park

Global Voices interviews Mayah Cueva, a member of the YASunidos collective that looks to hold a popular consult in defense of Yasuni National Park.

Memes Greet Turkey PM Erdoğan's Angry Walkout from Domestic “One Minute Show”

Social media users were quick to create internet memes after Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stormed out of a speech today. Erkan Saka adds his two cents

Why Blogging is a Threat to the Ethiopian Government

Beza Tesfaye explains why blogging is a threat to the Ethiopian government following the arrests of nine Ethiopian bloggers: As I write this, I am eerily reminded that in Ethiopia,...

“With Loose Hair”

Denise Duncan, author of the blog Este no es el blog de Denise, shares an incident [es] that happened to her in the subway, when she faced two youngsters who...

Crowd Boos Ukrainian Governor During Victory Day Speech

On a holiday that honors the millions who battled and sacrificed ostensibly to preserve the Soviet Union, lo and behold, Kherson's Governor offended people with his anti-Soviet remarks.

Malaysian Opposition Lawmaker Charged with Sedition over Satirical YouTube Video

A Malaysian opposition lawmaker was charged with sedition three months after she posted a YouTube video poking fun at the govenrment and some of its policies

Investigative Journalists Report on Macedonian Government Official's Hidden Wealth

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), together with Macedonian Nova TV and the Czech Center for Investigative Journalism published an investigative piece about the amassed wealth of the...

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