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14 November 2014

Stories from 14 November 2014

Infographic: 5 Facts About Sri Lanka’s Tamil Community in the North

Japanese Police in Full Riot Gear Raid Kyoto University Dormitory

"The police look just like the stormtroopers from Star Wars. It's disgusting that we're living in a police state like this."

Online Campaign to Support Russian LGBT Teens Is Charged with ‘Gay Propaganda’

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It is hard to underestimate the chilling effect the crackdown on Children-404 might have. The LGBT community is one of the least respected, most maligned groups in Russian society.

The Google Bus Is Bringing Internet Skills to Half A Million Students in Bangladesh

"It's just great :) Though it's new to me but feeling excited. Hope in Bangladesh it will spread soon and gain popularity..."

Bodies Found in Southwest Mexico Aren't Those of Missing Ayotzinapa Students

Argentinian forensic experts say remains discovered in a garbage dump don't match the identities of the 43 student teachers who disappeared in September after being attacked by police and criminals.

Young People Will Revitalize Politics, Promises This Year’s World Forum for Democracy

Three Global Voices members attended the third World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg, exploring innovative tools to create more youth engagement in the democratic process throughout the world.

Not Even Tajikistan's All-Powerful President Can Stop Forced Military Recruitment

In Tajikistan, President Emomali Rahmon's writ is law. But his decree to stop the practice of oblava - forced military recruitment - seems to have fallen on deaf ears.

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