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29 December 2014

Stories from 29 December 2014

COP20: Responsibilities of Capitalism On Climate Change

Paddington Bear Gets His Peruvian ID

Bicycling 2,930 Kilometers for a Selfie With Uruguay's President José Mujica

With Protesters Under Threat, Hong Kong Must Increase Transparency on Personal Data Requests

Advox

Protester arrests highlighted the opaque practices under which the city's law enforcement agencies and online service providers handle Internet user data.

New Protest Facebook Page Already in Place as Kremlin Moves Navalny Verdict Forward

RuNet EchoAdvox

As thousands of Russians joined a January 15 protest against the verdict in the trial of opposition leader Navalny, the court suddenly moved the verdict announcement to tomorrow, December 30.

Argentina: The Tourism Input in Economy

Will Death of Cartoonist Prompt Introduction of Better Traffic Laws in Bermuda?

A 17-Year-Old Rape Victim's Demand for Justice Gains Momentum in Nepal

Puja Bohara's open letter to Nepal's law minister has resonated with many in the mountainous country, where rape and other kinds of violence against women are prevalent.

Post-Umbrella Revolution's Politics Reflected in the Newly Launched Stand News

Advox

With tensions still sky-high in Hong Kong, the newly-formed Stand News may seek to chart new political and journalistic territory.

Pro-Democracy News Site's Relaunch After Umbrella Revolution Raises Eyebrows in Hong Kong

Advox

House News' founder shut down the site in July, saying he was 'terrified' of political pressure from Hong Kong and Beijing authorities. He's now rebranded the site as Stand News.

The Christmas When the French City of Angoulême Built Cages Against Its Homeless People

The holiday spirit in the French city of Angoulême this year meant taking measures against homeless people. The outrage was swift, but will it last?

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