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11 December 2014

Stories from 11 December 2014

Fear of ISIS Threatens Media Freedom in Kyrgyzstan

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A Kyrgyz media outlet refused government requests to delete a reposted video of Kazakh children training in ISIS camps. Now it is partly blocked in both countries.

Jailed Female Photo Journalist on Hunger Strike in Vietnam

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Convicted of plotting to "overthrow" the Vietnamese government, Minh Man was sentenced to nine years in prison. Now she is on hunger strike.

Astrophysicist Shares the History of the Rosetta-Philae Mission

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Architects in Finland Battle Over the Helsinki Guggenheim and the “Next Helsinki”

3 Videos Turn the Tables on Street Harassment of Women in Latin America

Street harassment is a reality that many women have to deal with in Latin America.

Photo of Peshmerga Combatant Breastfeeding Her Child Captivates Kurdish Media

Argentinian City Awards Schools’ Blogs in Campaign to Reduce Violence Against Women

Argentina has witnessed a blossoming of organizations dedicated to spreading awareness about gender-based violence. Despite these advances, however, the phenomenon continues to grow.