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2 March 2015

Stories from 2 March 2015

Egyptians Gleefully Remix ISIS ‘National Anthem’

Egyptians are poking fun of the ISIS "national anthem" by uploading videos to YouTube featuring dancers swaying to the song's words

Has Azerbaijan's National Currency Run Away Scared?

The massive devaluation of the manat national currency has been a disaster for many Azerbaijanis, but it has also showcased their sense of humour.

Spanish Football Fans Sing Chants that Justify Violence Against Women

"Go Rubén Castro! It wasn't your fault. She was a whore. You did good!"

Did a Brazilian Judge Try to Use Marco Civil to Shut Down WhatsApp Across the Country?

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WhatsApp kept working normally in Brazil, but the judge's decision, which was apparently based on provisions in the Marco Civil bill, went viral.

With Their Government Silent on Rising Shia Killings, These Pakistanis are Speaking Up

Since the beginning of 2015, more than 80 people have been killed in four attacks on Shia mosques in three different cities of Pakistan.

Macedonian NGO Develops First Ever Android and iOS App to Battle Hate Speech

The ‘Unexpected Virtue’ of Being Mexican

Mexican movie-makers are no strangers to the Oscars, but this year they stole the show.

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