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2 February 2018

Stories from 2 February 2018

Supporters of Bulgaria's Pirin National Park Protest for Its Protection With Music, Meditation, Running and Even Soup

Those rallying to protect the UNESCO World Heritage Site are employing artistic and creative ways to demand that Bulgaria's government roll back its decision allowing more construction in the park.

Burundi's Opposition Says Only ‘Yes’ Campaigning Is Allowed on Referendum to Extend President’s Rule

"The launch of the project to bury...the constitution by Nkurunziza is a declaration of war on the Burundian people. Between Nkurunziza and the Burundian people who will win?"

Building Resilience: Responding to Cyber Violence in Sri Lanka

Groundviews interviews five Sri Lankan women who have been targeted online, often through vicious commentary on their appearance. Photos were taken by Sri Lankan artist, photographer, and writer Deshan Tennekoon.

Netizen Report: The Rising Cost of Cameroon's Internet Shutdowns

Advox

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

Mexico Takes a Leading Role in the Oscars (Again!)

Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' is leading Oscar nominations, and Mexico's Twittersphere is celebrating with a big wave of memes.

Gambian University Instructor Detained for Newspaper Interview, Then Released

Advox

"We voted for a change of SYSTEM. NOT JUST a President."

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