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3 April 2017

Stories from 3 April 2017

Criminal Case Against Indian Poet Provokes Controversy Over Speech Rights

Advox

The poem was posted on Facebook on World Poetry Day — but its verses were not welcomed by everyone.

Taxi Drivers, Ordinary Citizens Offer Free Rides in Wake of St. Petersburg Attack

RuNet Echo

After an attack forced authorities to close down the St. Petersburg metro, the city's residents came through for each other in a big way.

Six Years On: How Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate Are Recovering From the Tsunami

The report includes statistics from Japan's Reconstruction Ministry as well as surveys of evacuees themselves to provide a local perspective on efforts to recover from the 2011 "triple disaster."

Five Years at Global Voices and RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo editor Kevin Rothrock celebrates five years at Global Voices with this retrospective on covering news about Russia's Internet and civil society.

Pre-Vote Shenanigans — And Fake News — Cloud Armenia's General Election

Advox

The build up to #Armvote17 showcased a sample of the online tactics favoured by modern-day vote manipulators.

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