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1 August 2017

Stories from 1 August 2017

Ethiopia’s Anti-Graft Campaign is Rife with Ethnic Tensions

"There are practically no non-corrupt officials. Those arrested are corrupt, and most of the top officials who are leading the anti-corruption campaigns are also corrupt."

Global Voices Honors the Life of Open Web Activist Bassel Khartabil, Executed by the Syrian Regime

Global Voices Advocacy

We honor all of Bassel's work as a leader in the open web movement, and the efforts of all those who advocated for his release over the past five years.

As an Economic Crisis Grips Turkmenistan, the President Sings and Bikes

"The country is in big trouble, people are hungry and cold, and there is no economy, no production..."

Some in Kenya Point to a Recent Hailstorm as a Sign of Climate Change

While some tweets on the Nyahururu hailstorm were of excitement, there are those who did not see the joke, especially when it came to the implications of the incident.

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