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3 October 2016

Stories from 3 October 2016

Venezuelan Government Jails Video Producers on Charges of ‘Instigating Rebellion’

Advox

A video intended to make the Venezuelan military reflect on the impact of their increasing power in Venezuela has landed its producers in jail.

Help End the Imprisonment of Iranian Web Developer Saeed Malekpour

Advox

Saeed Malekpour was arrested and jailed in 2008 over someone else's use of his open source code to upload pornographic material to the Internet.

Macedonian Journalist Božinovski Continues Hunger Strike in Face of Trial Postponement

Advox

Božinovski runs the tabloid-style web portal Burevesnik.org, famous for publishing leaked information that implicated prominent members of the Macedonian political elite in a variety of misdeeds.

Qatari Emir's Dead Falcon Sets the Stage for Diplomatic Stir with Kazakhstan

"There were no obvious reasons for holding them, but still the falcons stayed in the same place."