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The Week That Was at Global Voices: Pokémon Go Gets Political

This week we speak with Global Voices editors Oiwan Lam, Mahsa Alimardani and Nevin Thompson about how politics and censorship are affecting Pokémon Go in Iran, Japan and China. We also take a look at two stories related to free expression in Timor-Leste and Mexico.

This episode features stories by Dalia KiakilirGiovanna SalazarNevin ThompsonMahsa Alimardani and Oiwan Lam. Many thanks to all our authors, translators and editors who helped make this possible.

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); Parade Shoes by Blue Dot Sessions (CC BY-NC 4.0); Mobile by Blue Dot Sessions (CC BY-NC 4.0); Falcon Hood by Podington Bear (CC BY-NC 3.0); and Another Brick in the Wall (live) by Montana Skies (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US).

Image used in the SoundCloud thumbnail is a screenshot from a YouTube video by SeaMTee Gaming.

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