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2 November 2017

Stories from 2 November 2017

Miss Peru Pageant Protests Gender Violence to International Applause, but not all Peruvians Are Clapping

"[If] Miss Peru really cared for the well being of Peruvian women [...] they would use that airtime in something more productive than having yet another 'beauty' queen..."

Fire Balloon Competition in Myanmar's Taunggyi Celebrates ‘Festival of Lights’

Take a look at photos of the spectacular -- and sometimes dangerous -- tradition.

Despite Victories, the Fight for Afro-Mexican Recognition Has a Way to Go

"There are those who say...we are all Mexican and to think differently is to be discriminatory or racist. Those who assert this surely have not had their rights violated."

Moroccan Journalists Keep Fighting to Cover the Hirak Movement, Despite State Intimidation

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Journalists reporting on the Hirak protests are facing a myriad of restrictions.