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9 December 2016

Stories from 9 December 2016

Digital Activists Meet Up Offline to Promote Bolivia’s Language Diversity Online

Rising Voices

Bolivia's 37 official languages makes the country cultural and linguistically diverse. However, that diversity is not always seen on the internet.

After Missing Woman Is Found Dead, Trinbagonians Say, ‘Enough is Enough’

"How do we fix this? Where do we start? Who has the expertise [...] to bring about the changes [...] required to get these criminals off our blood splattered streets?"

Two Young Activists Get 10 Years in Jail Each After Graffiti on Azerbaijan Patriarch's Statue

Advox

"I don’t want to be remembered by apologising in my final statement. I refuse to see myself as a prisoner. I am a lover of freedom."

Now That's Epic: Kyrgyz Woman Singer Remakes Poem Traditionally Sung By Men

"The whole might of the Kyrgyz Nomadic Spirit, the intimate, magical fluid of our mountainous country."

Macau Casinos’ Show of Communist Patriotism Leaves Many Scratching Their Heads

"Casinos are the product of corrupt capitalism and against the spirit of the communist revolution."

Russian Journalists Fired for Reporting About a Children's Art Project That Ended at the Dump

RuNet Echo

If reports about children finding their homemade New Year's tree ornaments at the dump aren’t enough to rob you of your holiday cheer, perhaps this next detail will...