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Democracy Now! – December 13, 2013

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President Obama: Nelson Mandela “Freed Not Just the Prisoner, But the Jailer As Well”; Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff: Mandela Gave World “An Unmatched Example of Humanism”; Cuba’s Raúl Castro Praises Nelson Mandela’s “Unwavering Dedication to the Revolutionary Struggle”; Desmond Tutu’s Lively Tribute to Nelson Mandela: “He Gave Us An Incredible Gift”; “A Pan-Africanist Hero”: Nelson Mandela Remembered By African Union Commission Chairwoman; Poet Maya Angelou’s Tribute to Nelson Mandela: We Lift Our Tearful Voices to Say ‘Thank You.’

Headlines
December 10, 2013

    Crowds, World Leaders Honor Mandela at Soweto Memorial
    U.S. Airlifts African Troops into the Central African Republic
    Pentagon Bill Adds Sexual Assault Protections, But Rejects Independent Oversight
    U.S. Tech Giants Call for Surveillance Reforms
    U.S., U.K. Spied on Video Gamers Worldwide
    L.A. Deputies Face Abuse, Civil Rights Charges
    Hagel Warns Pakistan on NATO Supply Blockade
    Report: Russia Amnesty to Include Pussy Riot, Arctic 30
    Putin Dissolves Russian State Media Outlets
    3 Arrested at NY Air Base in Anti-Drone Protest
    De Blasio Faces Protest for NYPD Pick
    Newtown Residents Issue Privacy Appeal Ahead of 1-Year Anniversary
    U.S. Sells Remaining Stake in GM at $11 Billion Loss for Taxpayers
    Nobel Prizes Awarded in Sweden