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Who Are The 6 Hong Kong Activists Wanted By The Police Under Beijing's National Security Law?
All of the wanted activists live overseas. One of them, Samuel Chu, has been a citizen of the United States since 1995.
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Melbourne Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert Remains A ‘Political Hostage’ Inside Iran’s Qarchak Prison
"Whatever the governments of #Australia and the #UK are doing to free their citizen, Kylie Moore-Gilbert from prison in #Iran, it’s failing miserably. This innocent woman should be free."
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Despite Attacks On Press Freedom, Nicaragua's Digital Media Landscape Is Still Flourishing
At least 24 new media outlets have been created since 2018, and the already established media outlets are adapting to produce multimedia content.
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Five Months After The Elections, Guyana Swears In New President
After multiple court actions challenging the election's results, the Guyana Elections Commission declared Mohamed Irfaan Ali of the opposition People's Progressive Party (PPP) as the country's new president.
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New Facebook Oversight Board Must Remove Content Of Notorious Sudan Militia
“Despite the harrowing violations, the RSF maintains a presence on social media, most notably Facebook, which has been the main platform for this militia to spread its messages …”
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As A Salvadoran, The U.S. Symbolized Safety For Me. Now, That Is Crumbling
Incessant US immigration reforms under the Trump administration bring uncertainty and hopelessness to immigrants like me.
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Amid Threats Of Mass Arrest, Filipino Protesters Rally During Duterte’s State Of The Nation Address
Defying threats of arrests, thousands protested President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address to condemn the slow, incompetent and militarist government response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A City Shackled: How Beijing’s Security Law Transformed Hong Kong In One Short Month
In just one month, Hong Kong sees the criminalization of speech, political purges of dissidents, the suspension of upcoming elections and vanishing press freedoms.
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As Armenians And Azerbaijanis Clash Worldwide, Activists Petition For Peaceful Dialogue
When fighting on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border killed 17 people, violent clashes broke out between the diasporas of both countries worldwide. That enmity could close the one avenue for grassroots dialogue, warn activists.
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Anti-pandemic Measures In Their Home Countries Deter EU Tourists From Visiting North Macedonia
Tourism in North Macedonia is suffering because of the lack of foreign visitors, and people in the industry are appealing for additional government aid.
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Popular YouTube Channel Documents What It Is Like To Be Black In Japan
Popular YouTube channel and website The Black Experience Japan features interviews with dozens of Black residents of Japan.
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Nigerians Counteract COVID-19 Denialism With Social Media Campaigns
Nigerians directly confront coronavirus denial headlong with counter-narratives that use ordinary language in campaigns devoid of the usual mistrust between citizens and governments. 
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Appeal Court Says The Answer To Guyana's Election Results Lies In The Recount
Guyana's general elections took place on March 2. Now, the appeal court has ruled that the Chief Election Officer must submit his official report based on the recount results.
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The Day Liberia Shut Down Freedom Of Expression Amid A Mass Protest
Last year, the Liberian government disrupted social media access to prevent live protest coverage and the mobilization of protesters, shutting down freedom of expression and the right to access information.
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Hong Kong Government Disqualifies 12 Pro-democracy Candidates Running For The Local Legislature
Beijing is determined to block any pro-democracy candidates to be elected to the Hong Kong Legislative Council in order to extend its full political control over the territory.
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In Northern Syria, COVID-19 Worsens An Already Dramatic Humanitarian Crisis
Despite the looming threat of COVID-19, military escalation has re-started in the form of a proxy war in Idlib, leaving peaceful civilians in ever-greater danger.
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How Balinese Communities In Indonesia Are Coping With The COVID-19 Pandemic
"COVID-19 mini-wikithons provide a safe space for people to talk in their native Balinese language about their challenges and coping strategies of the pandemic in Balinese communities."
Global Voices3 мин. чтенияSociety
Four Student Activists Arrested In Hong Kong For ‘Inciting Secession’ Because Of Related Social Media Posts
Hong Kong's newly established national security police united has arrested four youngsters aged between 16 and 21 on suspicion of inciting secession in their social media posts.
Global Voices4 мин. чтенияPolitics
Secret Trials Threaten Open Justice In Australia
"The cases… highlight the need for strong action to ensure that any such trials are held in open court and subject to public scrutiny."
Global Voices4 мин. чтенияPolitics
Chinese Nationalists Call For Retaliation Measures Against US Diplomacy
While the Chinese government attempts to de-escalate tensions following the closure of one of its consulates in the US, nationalists talk about a "nuke race" on Chinese social media.
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COVID-19 Has Accelerated Digitalization But Will Tunisia Log On?
COVID-19 accelerated digitalization in Tunisia like no previous government could achieve, gaining more digital momentum in a single month than it had in prior decades due to corruption and inaction.
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Musicians With Albinism Defy Social Stigma And Break New Ground In Cameroon’s Creative Sector
Albinos in Cameroon have brushed aside stigma to participate in the country’s vibrant arts and cultural scene. "It wasn’t easy for me growing up as an albino," says Boy TAG.
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Trinidad & Tobago NGO Identifies Treatment Of Women As Key Issue In Upcoming Elections
The histories of several electoral candidates have prompted the gender rights organisation Womantra to highlight "the need for urgent and collective attention to end violence against women in politics."
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Former Prime Minister Of Barbados, Owen Arthur, Dies
"There is no economist working today in this region of the world who has not drawn on the wisdom, rigour and intellectual fearlessness of the [Right Honourable] Owen Seymour Arthur."
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As COVID-19 Infections Surge, Japan Launches Travel Subsidy Campaign
Even as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in major cities in Japan, the government launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging tourism in local communities.
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It's Been 30 Years Since The Attempted Coup In Trinidad & Tobago
"Given that an unequivocal apology may never be obtained, we citizens must be the drivers of effecting our own reconciliation."
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Anti-fascist Movements Are Re-emerging In Brazil To Counter Bolsonaro
In 2020, anti-fascist demonstrations have emerged as a counter-offensive to recent protests organized by President Jair Bolsonaro's supporters.
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Satirical Comedy Skit Lands Four Ugandan Comedians In Jail
The arrest of four comedians in Ugandan for a satirical comedy skit that went viral comes at a time when the government has passed regulations controlling the creative arts industry.
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Documentary Exposes The Threat Of Facial Recognition Surveillance In Serbia
Online documentary warns the public about privacy risks emanating from a newly installed video surveillance system equipped with Chinese facial recognition technology.
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Journalist's Abduction Raises Concerns About Media Freedom In Pakistan
On July 21, renowned Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan was abducted in Islamabad. Though he was released about 12 hours after, fingers are being pointed at state security agencies.
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