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24 May 2018

Stories from 24 May 2018

Eight decades later, prejudice between Jordanians and Palestinians persist

While the time living together surely dawns a sense of peace among the two peoples, complete harmony is still not present in certain aspects of life.

Lebanon's historic Anfeh salt marshes threatened by yet another resort

"This is the last clean place where we can take our kids to swim"

Mexico's new copyright law allows censorship of online content, rights advocates warn

Advox

The Mexican chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation warned that the approved changes "criminalize the act of publishing" and "legalize acts of violating the fundamental and constitutional rights..."

While some Iraqis boycott ‘futile’ elections, others vote to shake up parliament

Sairoun’s win demonstrates that Iraqis don't have to vote strictly on ethno-sectarian lines and future politicians will need to do more to impress voters.

Malaysia’s new government urged to implement media reforms

Advox

"These are the principles that have now evolved after much pain and argument in most modern democracies and Malaysia would do well to join them."

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