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26 March 2015

Stories from 26 March 2015

Prisoner of Conscience Pedro Canché's Letter to Journalist Carmen Aristegui

How Can Solar Energy Make Life in Tajikistan's Mountains More Sustainable?

"A solar kitchen can greatly reduce the consumption of firewood and other fuels, even if you use it only once a day,” says Tohirbekov

Balloons Released in Brussels in Support of Jailed Iranian Student Hamid Babaei

Ever since the tribulations of Hamid Babaei and his wife began, his classmates at Liège and in Brussels have shown them unrelenting solidarity.

Sudan Turns Back on Iran, Joins Saudi Arabia's War on Yemen

Sudan switched sides from being an Iranian ally, to waging war against the Houthis, Iran's allies in Yemen. Sudan joining the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthi fighters, who took control...

Belarus Tightens Grip on Internet With New Data Retention Decree

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The new data retention demands are just the latest in a string of restrictive Internet measures employed by Belarus in the wake of the next presidential election.

Civilian Death Toll on the Rise as Saudi Arabia Leads Airstrikes on Yemen

The civilian death toll is on the rise in the current war waged by Saudi Arabia and its allies against the Houthis in Yemen.

‘Diner en Blanc’ Fans the Flames of Jamaica's Social and Economic Divide

'Diner en Blanc' is a worldwide phenomenon - but staging it in economically challenged Jamaica, with its ever-widening gap between the haves and have nots, has left a bitter taste.

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia Wages War on Yemen

Online, bloggers are torn between those wanting to see the Houthis rooted out of power and those who don't want to see Yemen becoming another Iraq, Syria or Libya.

A Trinidadian Falls in Love with Jamaica

Defiant Tunisia Hosts the World Social Forum

Less than a week after the deadly attack on the Bardo Museum in Tunis, the World Social Forum kicked off on Tuesday with an anti-terror march.

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