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9 April 2016

Stories from 9 April 2016

‘They Call Me Haj Agha'—Gaming Iran's Revolution

Game designer Navid Khonsari tells the story of Iran's 1979 revolution in a game. "Making a game like this offers the opportunity to portray history...with shades of gray."

Your Guide to This Sunday's Presidential Election in Peru

This year's presidential election in Peru has been a doozy. Global Voices presents a guide to the candidates and the race's national significance.

Meet Three Artists Painting the Streets of Kenya, South Africa and Tunisia

Artists Falko One, Wisetwo and Vajo are working to get Africa's graffiti community more visibility.

This is How Africa Tweeted in 2015

Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia, Burundi and Egypt were the most active in political conversations on Twitter.

Thai Army's ‘Attitude Adjustment’ Camp Helps Critics to Be Healthy and Obedient

Instead of receiving certificates, graduates of 'attitude-adjustment' sessions will sign MOUs stating they will cease all activities against the government.

What Do People Tweet While Waiting for the Train to Go By?

Tokyo's 34,000 level rail crossings are an unmistakable feature of the city, and an unavoidable fact of urban life.

Young, Deaf Entrepreneurs Are Brewing Coffee With a Purpose in Jamaica

"We're not ‘disabled’. Everyone has their own talents." "We want the whole world to know about us, to know that we are just like any other person."