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17 July 2016

Stories from 17 July 2016

Azerbaijani Women Watch #IAmNotAfraidToSpeak from the Sidelines

"I do not believe there is one woman [in Azerbaijan] who has not faced harassment or violence."

Puerto Rico’s flag Is black and in ‘mourning’ over US-imposed oversight board

"Puerto Rico is fighting, lets strengthen the love between us and the space we inhabit by promoting respect, solidarity, tolerance, union, communication, and community cooperation."

These African and Scandinavian Musicians Create Sweet Sounds in Copenhagen

“A Swedish guy, and a Mozambican guy, and a Danish guy, they’re speaking one language, which is the music language."

How a Stolen Student Parliament Is Macedonia's Political Crisis in Microcosm

" Now try to imagine how this generation will organize parliamentary elections?"

Pakistan’s Latest ‘Honour Killing’ Victim Is Social Media Celeb Qandeel Baloch

"Rest in peace Qandeel. Thank you for showing us the filth we are wallowing in."

Vietnamese Protesters Demand Justice Despite Government Settlement on Fish Kills

"Blow your whistle to demand transparency, blow your whistle to demand for fish lives, blow your whistle to stop Formosa."

Rappers Put Patriotism on Full Display in Tajikistan

Over two years ago, authorities stopped a nascent and subversive hip-hop movement in its tracks. That move has had predictable consequences.