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17 September 2015

Stories from 17 September 2015

Netizen Report: Refugee Crisis Inspires Both Love and Hate Online

Advox

As the refugee crisis spills into digital rights territory, authorities take aim at a leading media freedom NGO in Ecuador, and Austria's parliament proposes new state surveillance regime.

Truth Is Not a Crime: Ukraine Honors Fallen Journalist Gongadze

RuNet Echo

15 years after the murder of Ukrainian journalist Georgiy Gongadze, those who ordered his killing have still not been found by the investigators.

Resentment Against Hungary Grows After Serbia Border Clashes Injure Refugees and Journalists

Many expressed anger at Hungary and the European Union for their handling of the refugee crisis, including the closure of the Hungarian-Serbian border, without consulting their non-EU neighbors.

Unlivable Conditions in Macedonian Student Dorms Worsen