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6 April 2015

Stories from 6 April 2015

The 147 People Killed in the Garissa Attack Are More Than a Statistic

Twitter users have started using the hashtag #147notjustanumber to celebrate the memory of those slain when armed militants stormed Garissa University College.

The Latest News from the Crisis in Iran's Lake Urmia

Iran Voices looks at recent efforts to save Lake Urmia, one of the world's largest saltwater lakes.

Nigerian Netizens Already Have a #ToDoListForBuhari, the Country's President-Elect

From increased military funding to less corruption, Nigerians on Twitter are telling their president-elect want they want from his government.

Turkey Blocks Twitter, YouTube, Scores of Websites After Prosecutor’s Killing

Advox

After photos of public prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz with a gun pointed to his head began circulating on Twitter, hundreds of news sites and social networks were blocked.

After Gunmen Kill at Least 147, Where Is the World's Solidarity With Kenya?

The Charlie Hebdo attack sparked unprecedented solidarity worldwide, but Kenya's tragedy has elicited a less enthusiastic international response.

Peru's Congress Censures Prime Minister Ana Jara in the Throes of Domestic Spying Scandal

Peru's Congress recently censured its Prime Minster for the first time in 50 years. Expect the battles between the legislature and the executive to continue.

Meet Mexico's Crowdfunding Campaign Against Censorship and Bots

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