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7 September 2014

Stories from 7 September 2014

Celebrating Day of Lunfardo, Port of Buenos Aires Dialect

As has happened every September 5 since the year 2000, Buenos Aires celebrated the Day of Lunfardo, a dialect that originated and developed in the late 19th and early 20th...

What If 75% of All Cities Were Deprived of Electricity by Design?

There are about 105 cities listed in all of Madagascar. The Minister of Energy Fienena Richard recently announced that 80 cities of Madagascar are curently deprived of electricity because JIRAMA,...

The European Court Confirms : The CIA's ‘Black Sites’ Operated in Poland

Human rights groups have welcomed the ECHR's ruling confirming the existence of CIA "black sites" in Poland, but officials in the Polish government have been less enthusiastic.

Vigils in Australia for an Iranian Asylum Seeker Who Died After Getting Sick in a Detention Centre

An Iranian asylum seeker Hamid Kehazaei has been declared brain dead after suffering septicaemia from an infection contracted while in offshore detention. Many Australians have responded with compassion or anger.

Student in Kerala, India Arrested for Insulting National Anthem

Salman Zalman, a philosophy student and an activist from Kerala, was charged with sedition for allegedly disrespecting and insulting the Indian national anthem and also for a Facebook post.

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