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5 March 2017

Stories from 5 March 2017

Japanese Art Lovers, New York's Metropolitan Museum Has 300,000 Gifts for You

Anyone can use the artwork for any purpose, as long as they credit the original donors of the artwork, as well as the Met itself.

US Immigration Raid Alerts Are Coming Soon to Smartphones

Software writers and technology activists are coming together to design a crowd-sourcing app to help undocumented immigrants who are trying to avoid US authorities.

In Kyrgyzstan, Gender Discrimination and Violence Get a Boost from Popular Culture

A popular new reality TV show and an advert for a construction company have enraged feminists by trivialising abuses against women.

‘There Is a Sense of Hopelessness Among Young People’ in Jamaica

Violent crime is up in Jamaica, and youth are not exempt. How are young people coping with this new reality?

India Bans Two Movies For ‘Being Too Lady-Oriented’ and ‘Glorifying Homosexuality’

"According to the Cinematography Act, a film can only be banned if it compromises on national security. What security is a romantic film on a gay couple compromising?"

Hong Kong's Worker News Wins Award for Series Debunking Myths About Refugees

"In recent years, Hong Kong society has developed very strong prejudice against people coming from other countries."