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11 June 2014

Stories from 11 June 2014

Analyzing the Protests Before the 2014 World Cup

Getting Tickets for the 2014 World Cup is a Total Nightmare

‘Let's Go, Argentina!’

Why You Should Pick France as Your 2nd Favorite Team at the 2014 World Cup

From Our World Cup Archive: How Brazil Fooled the World With a Meme

This Colombian Campaign Took Reggaeton Lyrics and Turned Them Into Shocking Images of Women Being Abused

Do Reggaeton lyrics objectify women? The campaign Usa la razón [Use Your Head] is asking women Reggaeton fans to be aware of the sexist nature of this music genre.

‘Stadium of Exception': Brazilian Police Arrest Anti-Cup Activists

Show Me The Money: Caribbean Discrimination Case Awardee Still Not Paid

Eight months after the Caribbean Court of Justice ruled in her favour, Shanique Myrie, who was strip-searched and denied entry to Barbados, still has not received her award.

Kazakh “Bloggers” Program Gets to the Real News

Peru: Love Is… New Ways of Surprising Your Girlfriend

Some Clarity on New Russian Blogger Regulations

The Russian agency in charge of regulating the Internet, Roskomnadzor, has released a new document detailing how laws governing blogs will operate when they comes into effect later this summer.

This Guy Kept Calm While Gunfire Close to Karachi's Recently Attacked Airport Rattled Pakistan

Jawad Nazir, a 25-year-old volunteer running an unofficial Twitter account for Pakistan's top air traffic authority, tried to keep everyone calm during the latest security breach.

Meeting with Putin, Industry Leaders Ditch Users on Digital Rights

Vladimir Putin attended a much-anticipated meeting with Russian Internet industry leaders in Moscow today. Did they discuss Internet freedom? Barely.

Beautiful Landscape in Talampaya

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