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5 September 2016

Stories from 5 September 2016

Turkish Academicians Call for Solidarity Amid Post-Coup Attempt Witch Hunt

"I believe a denunciation mechanism is in action. Everyone is trying to take advantage of the current atmosphere to reinforce their power."

Indians Ask: Is Visiting a Torrent Site Really A Crime?

Advox

"Thousands of cases pending, criminals roaming scott free. That's fine. Lets arrest people who download #torrents"

Bahraini Court Refuses to Release Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab, Delays Verdict

Advox

Rajab faces up to 15 years in jail for tweeting about the Saudi-led war in Yemen and denouncing incidents of torture in a Bahraini prison.

Want to See Venezuela’s Diversity in Action? Check Out the Dance Floor

On World Folklore Day, Venezuelans in and out of the country celebrated their African roots, thanks to a viral video.

Russia's Pokemon Gulag

RuNet Echo

Ruslan Sokolovksy’s alleged crime was filming himself playing Pokemon Go inside a Russian Orthodox cathedral. If convicted of the charges, he could go to prison for up to five years.

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