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5 December 2015

Stories from 5 December 2015

On Volunteer Day, Ukrainians Honor Grassroots Efforts with a Social Media Campaign

Ukrainians marked International Volunteer Day with an online campaign thanking volunteers for their work during the crisis in the country.

New Appointments to the Polish Constitutional Tribunal May Be Unconstitutional

People have been protesting and discussing a recent set of acts passed by Polish parliament, some claiming it is a true threat to democracy in the country.

Nine Consecutive Years of Protests Against Police Repression in Argentina

For nine years, hundreds of Argentinians from the Cordoba province have joined the "Cap March" -- an annual demonstration against police abuses that take refuge under a controversial law.

A Citizen Reporter's Journey Through the Rubble of Aleppo Air Strikes

That often means Rami Jarrah is rushing to the aftermath of a bombing, as he did recently when he encountered a panicked father, frantically searching for his loved ones.

Student Protesters in São Paulo Celebrate Victory, As Governor Backs Down and Education Secretary Resigns

Students throughout São Paulo are still occupying schools, waiting for the dust to settle after the Governor's announcement, but the movement against "reorganization" appears to have scored a major victory.

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