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Internet Censorship: Russian Duma Approves Internet Blacklist Bill

The Russian Duma overwhelmingly approved the controversial Internet regulation Bill № 89417-6. 441. A total of 441 out of 450 deputies representing all four party factions within the Duma, voted to support the bill. The regulations set forth within the

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Israeli Human Rights Groups Fear New Era of Government Censorship

Source: DW-World.de – By Nick Amies Concerns are rising over the proposed introduction of a parliamentary inquiry commission in Israel which would scrutinize the funding of Israeli human rights groups. Opponents of the commission, which – along with wide-reaching regulation

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#12. Cuba Provided the Greatest Medical Aid to Haiti after the Earthquake

Cuba was the first to come into Haiti with medical aid when the January 12, 2010, earthquake struck. Among the many donor nations, Cuba and its medical teams have played a major role in treating Haiti’s earthquake victims. Public health

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