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14 July 2014

Stories from 14 July 2014

Leading Muslim-American Activists Boycott the Official White House Iftar, Refusing to Break Bread with Obama

The boycott comes as Israel continues to bomb Gaza, and recent reports prove that the US government has been spying on key Muslim-American community leaders.

In Love With a Porn Star?

Psychologist and many blogs author Johanna Pérez Vásquez writes on her blog Sexo sin maquillaje (Sex without make up) about sex without worries, taboos nor prejudices. On this post, she...

Palestinian Drones Fly on Israel

Palestinian Al Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing, unveiled three models of unmanned drones today, which it said it flew into Israeli skies. Journalist Dima Khatib tweets: Al Qassam Brigades say...

The Splendour of the Cave of Lourdes

The Cave of Lourdes is an astonishing structure located in Puerto Deseado, province of Santa Cruz (Argentina). It's a majestic sanctuary in Cañadón de las Bandurrias, originated in Tellier spot...

“About Separation” by Mariangel

Mariangel from the blog El Ovario shares her poem “About separation“, about the end of relationships: DE LA SEPARACIÓN Ahora que ya todo acabó lo miro con su extraño caminar...

Putin Tells Rabbis that Goebbels Was “Talented”

Vladimir Putin recently called Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Minister of Propaganda, as a “talented man” in the meeting with an international delegation of rabbis.

Third Festival in Santa Catarina, Tláhuac, Mexico

More and more people are sharing their content on Medium, and Ximena Arrieta, consultant in Strategic Communications, is using her content as an additional medium and coverage for the connection...

These 7 Cases Prove That Online Activism is Under Siege in Saudi Arabia

Learn about Gulf Center for Human Rights efforts to raise awareness about online activists facing harassment and legal challenges in Saudi Arabia.

Instagram as a Marketing Tool

Online marketing consultant Elena Leukona runs the blog El Club del Marketing where she “(helps) every small business owners that don't have a marketing department so they may understand the...

China Detains Star News Anchor Rui Chenggang Amid Widening Anti-Corruption Campaign

Authorities led him away from the TV studio on Friday just before his show went on air.

If I Were A Dictator, I Would Consider You My Enemy

Marcell Shehwaro adds her voice to #Douma4, the campaign to free leading Syrian human rights activists and opposition figures kidnapped in Douma by Islamist militants.

China: No More Cantonese Mother Tongue on Guangdong TV News

Despite the strong public sentiment against the language policy that marginalizes the Cantonese mother tongue in Guangdong province, Guangdong TV quietly replaced Cantonese news broadcast with Putonghua. How do people...

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