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22 June 2016

Stories from 22 June 2016

Updated and Translated, ‘Hiroshima Archive’ Preserves Eyewitness Testimony of Atomic Attack

"Few survivors remain today and soon there will be none. Who then can speak from personal experiences of the effects of nuclear war upon humanity?"

10 Athletes From Four Countries Will Compete at the Olympics Under One Banner: Refugee

"In the refugee camp, we have no facilities – even shoes we don’t have. There is no gym. Even the weather does not favor training..."

A Jamaican Children's TV Show Promotes Respectful, Caring Communities

"If we don't invest in the youth, we will never grow. They need our hands, our wisdom, our support, our investment. Let's have a collective vision."

India's LGBTQ Community Accuses Prime Minister of Hypocrisy Over His ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ for Orlando

"Your 110 character tweet was missing five important characters. Five characters that would reveal a truth that your government is refusing to acknowledge-LGBTQ’!"

As Election Day Approaches, Zambia's Largest Independent Newspaper Shut Down by Tax Authority

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"The government itself owes contractors, food suppliers, stationery suppliers, pensioners, utility companies, and civil servants and nobody, NOBODY, has shut them down...."

120 Sheep Killed by Lightning in Kyrgyzstan, Sparking Parliamentary Comparisons

"Not those 120 sheep, a different 120 sheep!"