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9 September 2015

Stories from 9 September 2015

Kenyan Public Intellectual Accused of Using Hate Speech on Twitter

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Kenyan political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi apologises to the Luo ethnic group and Law Society of Kenya head by offering a goat and a beer after attacking them on Twitter.

Film The Fog of Srebrenica Shows Us The People Who Survived One of Europe's Worst Massacres

A new film focusing on survivors of the Srebrenica genocide premiered at the 21s Sarajevo Film Festival on August 17. Alessandra Goio and Marta Vidal report.

Thailand's Military-Backed Government to Stay in Power After Draft Charter's Rejection

"This draft constitution will eventually establish a mechanism which will sustain the power of undemocratic entities over the democratic ones."

Ordinary Danes Offer ‘Welcome’ Antidote to Government's Anti-Refugee Ad

Danes crowdfunded an ad welcoming refugees after the Danish Ministry for Foreigners, Integration and Housing announced its intention to publish one dissuading refugees from travelling to Denmark.

Celebrating the Musical and Comedic Work of Late ‘Les Luthiers’ Member Daniel Rabinovich

Following the death of David Rabinovich, founding member of "Les Luthiers", social media users shared fond memories of the comedian and thanked him for years of music and laughter.

Could Privatization Clean Out the Corruption in China's State-Owned Enterprises?

Liu Shengjun, a well-know economist and opinion leader, has audaciously called for the privatization of state-owned enterprises, a taboo idea given China's commitment to the idea of collective ownership.

Indonesian House Leaders Face Ethics Probe After Cozying Up to Donald Trump

The surprise appearance of Indonesia's House speaker and his deputy at Donald Trump's campaign rally in New York angered many Indonesian netizens.

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