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6 April 2016

Stories from 6 April 2016

Meme vs. Movie Theatre—Dawn of Consumer Justice in Trinidad & Tobago?

"BRAPS!!! Screen gone blank [...] BRAPS...screen gone down again." One Trinidadian film fanatic tries his best to enjoy a movie, but technical difficulties win out...until he retaliates with a meme.

In Kenya, Banned Music Video Celebrating Same-Sex Love Stays on YouTube

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The Kenya Film Classification Board has banned the video arguing that "it does not adhere to the morals of the country."

Maldives Media Crackdown Triggers Forced Newspaper Closure, Journalist Arrests

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Riot police used brute force and pepper spray and strip-searched both male and female journalists, who hailed from several local media organizations.

San Juan Market and Its Lion Meat Are One of Mexico City's Best Kept Secrets

Wild boar, deer, crocodile, and lion, among other exotic fresh meats, can be found in this singular Mexico City's market.

Iran's Headscarf Laws Collide With the Women of Air France

Air France's women have demanded the right to work the Paris-Tehran route, if headscarves are required, and the Facebook community “My Stealthy Freedom” is supporting their protest with a new...

Liberia Is Handing Over Public Primary Education to a Private American Company

"Thinking of schools only as places to learn how to read may appear a reasonable idea in a country where most children cannot achieve even that."