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3 August 2016

Stories from 3 August 2016

Photo Contest Winners Offer a Stunning Slice of Life in Nepal

From a traditional Nepali dance and rooftop football to the aftermath of last year's devastating earthquake, the photos offer a captivating glimpse of Nepal.

Bad Laws Are Contagious: Demystifying the UAE’s New Information Tech Law

Advox

Preceded by a wave of VOIP blocking in various Arab countries, the new law comes as no surprise for those familiar with digital policy in the region.

Macedonian Activists Suspect Ruling Party Used Emails to Impersonate Environmental Activists

Advox

Local media told OhridSOS, a citizen-led environmental protection initiative, that they received emails from someone claiming to represent the group. The emails expressed strong support for ruling party leaders.

Calls to Investigate Retribution Against the Tharu Community in Nepal's Far West Grow Louder

"First their land was taken, then their freedom to live and now Tharus have been targeted for extinction by these racist hill elites"

How the Vietnamese People Reacted to the South China Sea Ruling

"Groups of riders zipped through the streets, each biker with a passenger holding up a sign that read “China get out of Vietnam”.

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