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3 March 2015

Stories from 3 March 2015

Gazan Doctor Aims to Rebuild Strip's Only School for Disabled Children

A Gazan doctor teams up with human rights activist to rebuild Gaza's only school for disabled children.

Fact Checking the Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

RuNet Echo

The citizen activists fact checking the conflict in eastern Ukraine believe their approaches are more honest and revealing than the narratives spun by either the Ukrainian or Russian state-controlled media.

Indigenous People, Afro-Colombians and Peasants Unite Against Illegal Mining in River Ovejas, Colombia

Mining and Ecocide in Santander, Colombia

A Move to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage in Japan Reveals Hidden Prejudices

If the statute is passed it will be the first time same-sex unions will be recognized by Japanese law.

John Legend Tells Bahrain's Peaceful Protesters: I Stand With You

"A just society is one built not on fear or repression or vengeance or exclusion, but one built on love." - John Legend.

Thirty-Two Photos of the New Afghanistan

The Bridge

Indian photo-journalist Aaquib Khan flew to the rapidly changing Afghan capital of Kabul in 2014. He shared his insights into the city with Global Voices.

Children Having Children: No School for Young Brides in Nepal

Last year, 4,000 Nepalese brides were younger than 15-years-old. In parts of the country's southern lowlands, over half of marriages involve girls younger than 12.

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