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A Mexican Christmas to help ‘quake victims

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A Mexican resident of Leipzig is throwing a typical party, a posada, on 16 December to benefit the victims of the Sept earthquakes that devastated Oaxaca. (Public domain photo)

How about breaking piñatas and drinking punch in Leipzig for a good cause on 16 December?

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ECPMF calls on youth to ponder hate speech

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The ECPMF launches an essay contest, amid hopes that youth can help society find the best way to curb hate speech, while preserving the right to speak out. (Picture: public domain)

Are you a millennial who can tackle hate speech in 1,000 words? If so, the ECPMF wants to hear from you, and reward you for it.

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Leipzig and Houston: through thick and thin

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We "heart" Houston sculpture. (Photo: public domain)

People in Leipzig have been pitching in to help its sister city of Houston as it reels from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, amid a partnership that has lasted over two decades.

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Leipzig hosts fighters for press freedom

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The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom invites you to attend their conference on 5 October in Leipzig. Entry and an evening reception are FREE, and you can meet fascinating speakers and even potential employers, if you’re interested in the field.

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Born again: tale of a blood cancer survivor

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A blood cancer patient shares the tale of the bone marrow transplant that saved her life. (Public domain photo)

Inside a young blood cancer patient’s thoughts, ordeal, and ultimate connection with a life-saving blood marrow donor. The AIAS student group tells us how we can help the cause in Leipzig, as well.

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Women’s rights activist goes “Global Girls”

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Dirt road in Moshi, Tanzania. Photo: Catherine Davis

“I believe that it is not enough to simply sympathize with these women. We must take action. Voices that echo with passion and determination are the key to ending these rights violations.”

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