Blog entries from: The Lede

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July 14 2014

From The Lede Mon Jul 14 2014, 11:30:26

The Lede will no longer be updated, but the blog's regular features will remain a part of The New York Times news report.

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May 22 2014

From The Lede Thu May 22 2014, 20:26:22

The family of an Egyptian journalist detained for nine months without charge expressed outrage that images of him were leaked to a Facebook page run by Interior Ministry sympathizers.

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May 21 2014

From The Lede Wed May 21 2014, 21:20:33

One of the stars of "Happy in Tehran," an exuberant music video that offended the sensibilities of Iran's conservative judiciary, reported on Instagram Wednesday that she was free.

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May 20 2014

From The Lede Tue May 20 2014, 18:24:22

Six young Iranians were arrested and forced to repent on state television Tuesday for the grievous offense of proclaiming themselves to be "Happy in Tehran," in a homemade music video they posted on YouTube.

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May 19 2014

From The Lede Mon May 19 2014, 21:26:19

Security-camera footage obtained by a rights group appears to show the fatal shooting of two young Palestinians during a demonstration in Beitunia, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

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May 16 2014

From The Lede Fri May 16 2014, 21:25:41

In a contentious radio interview, a British nationalist politician from an anti-immigrant party denied being racist.

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May 15 2014

From The Lede Thu May 15 2014, 13:58:07

The behavior of senior officials in Turkey remained under the social media microscope on Thursday, as an aide to the prime minister acknowledged that he did kick a protester the day before.

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May 14 2014

From The Lede Wed May 14 2014, 18:02:49

Al Jazeera released a brief video message from its detained West Africa correspondent, Abdullah Elshamy, recorded on the 106th day of his hunger strike in an Egyptian jail.

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From The Lede Wed May 14 2014, 16:54:33

Following a disaster in a coal mine, anger at the authorities boiled over during a visit by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was booed and called a "killer" by protesters.

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May 13 2014

From The Lede Tue May 13 2014, 17:07:39

Two young Egyptians detained during the military-backed government's deadly crackdown on dissent face serious threats to their health after more than 100 days on hunger strike, according to medical reports.

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