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7 June 2014

Stories from 7 June 2014

This Happened After a Famous Actress was Harassed On a Public Bus in Peru

After Peruvian actress Magaly Solier went public about being molested on a bus and condemned the incident, street harassment and molestation hogged the media spotlight in in Peru.

Are Bangladesh's “Men In Black” Fighting Crime or Killing for Money

Bangladesh's elite crime-combat force, the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) is under intense scrutiny for alleged cases of abductions, torture and extra judicial killings.

Pakistan's First Online Hate Speech Report Is Out, And It Isn't Pretty

Pakistan's first ever empirical research report on online hate speech is out. Global Voices interviewed Shahzad Ahmad, Director of Bytes For All, the advocacy organization that conducted the study.

China: Keyboard Supermen and Angry Youth 2.0

Want to be a Government Bureaucrat in China?

This Boy of Zambian Origin Is the First Student to Become a Microsoft Certified Professional

A fifteen year old boy of Zambian origin has wowed the world of information and communication technology (ICT) by becoming one of the youngest Microsoft Technology Associates (MTA) in Europe.