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13 November 2014

Stories from 13 November 2014

See Rio de Janeiro's Favelas Through the Lens of Young Residents’ Pinhole Cameras

The "Mão na Lata" (Hand on can) project challenges teenagers from Complexo da Maré to document their community's daily life with pinhole cameras made from powdered milk cans.

Protests as Macedonia's Government Gives a Polluting Factory in Tetovo Another Break

Residents in several Macedonian cities protest the government's indecisiveness in doing anything about the dangerous levels of air pollution in and around Tetovo.

Does the Kremlin Help Its Enemies?

RuNet Echo

There are certain news outlets in Russia you don’t expect to publish stories accusing the government of funding Vladimir Putin’s enemies, but that is exactly what happened last week.

The Gambia: Blogger Arrested, then Freed As Online Outrage Escalates

Advox

The blogger was released as students planned mass demonstrations to demand his freedom. His arrest attracted substantial condemnation on social media.

Venezuela: E-Commerce Bill Would Give Authorities New Avenue for Online Censorship

Advox

The first draft of the e-commerce bill grants the telecommunications authority new powers to block websites found in breach of the bill's restrictions.

Japan's Internet Runs on Cats and Dogs

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