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The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: Just Do Your Job, Man.

This week we take you to Russia, India, and Madagascar. We also speak with Global Voices contributor Kirsten Han about recent actions of the Singapore police against activists over their Facebook posts. Later we chat with Global Voices contributor Marianne Diaz Hernandez about how electrical shortages are limiting basic communication and hindering free expression in Venezuela.

Many thanks to all our authors, translators and editors who helped make this possible. This episode features stories by Kevin Rothrock ,Rezwan, Lova Rakotomalala, Kirsten Han and Marianne Diaz Hernandez.

In this episode of the Week that Was at Global Voices, we featured Creative Commons licensed music from the Free Music Archive, including Please Listen Carefully by Jahzzar (CC BY-SA 4.0); Cloud Burst by Kai Engel (CC BY-NC 4.0); Indian Spice by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0); Masculine by David Szesztay (CC BY-NC 3.0); and The Fresh Monday by Dexter Britain (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0).

Image used in Soundcloud thumbnail is by Edu Alarcón from Flickr. Published under Creative Commons license (CC BY 2.0).

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