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13 April 2017

Stories from 13 April 2017

Netizen Report: Censorship Spikes After Venezuela’s ‘Self-Inflicted Coup’

Advox

Venezuelan journalists face rising threats amid protests, Russia blocks Zello, and Southeast Asian lawmakers use ‘fake news’ fears to justify censorship.

The French May Be Casual about Extramarital Sex, But They Aren't about Relationships

The Bridge

According to studies, the French may simply be more realistic about the challenges of long-term monogamy.

The Convenient Uses of Mexico's “Foreign Enemy” Doctrine

The Bridge

"The doctrine, before being imparted to its recipients, came with a dose of shock therapy, plus several months amplifying the panic-ridden discourse in the United States prior to the elections."

Two Mozambican Universities Want to Ban Short Skirts and Dreadlocks

"If the students follow these rules, it is because they don’t have the balls to assert their human rights, and they deserve the university where they study".