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26 May 2019

Stories from 26 May 2019

China arrests filmmaker for retweeting an image of a liquor bottle referencing Tiananmen Massacre

The bottle label carries the image of "Tank Man" with the description "Never forget, never give up".

Meeting a male carpet weaver from Armenia

"When you are professional you do your best. It does not matter whether you are a man or a woman."

How Chinese tech workers are organizing the online #996 labor movement, despite risks of censorship

Advox

In contrast to other social movements and memes on the Chinese internet, #996 has taken shape largely on GitHub.

‘Conservation or community rights’? Bangladesh bans fishing for 65 days

The two-month fishing ban aims to boost fish stocks but it could lead to hunger and displacement in coastal communities.

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