Anthro roundup: Do you know which sports are “ethno-sports”? An ethno games festival is on 26-28 August in İstanbul…

  This is a site for the Games: It does not seem to have pages in English. There is also the federation. Not all the pages in English available but still: The federation center is in Turkey and the founding countries of World Ethnosport Confederation are Turkey and Kyrgizistan according to the website. President of the federation is Bilal … Read more

In case you missed in Cyberculture agenda: A UN body ruled Julian Assange’s 3.5 Year Detainment in Embassy Unlawful… “Pirate Bay Transforms into The World’s Biggest Streaming Site…

Julian Assange’s 3.5 Year Detainment in Embassy Ruled Unlawful Wired Top Stories by Kim Zetter A UN body has determined that UK and Swedish authorities have unlawfully detained the WikiLeaks founder in the Ecuadorean embassy, where he has been living in asylum since 2012 to avoid arrest. Julian Assange ‘arbitrarily held’  BBC News | Europe | World … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Open Access Is a Human Rights Issue

Open Access Is a Human Rights Issue Updates by Elliot Harmon A BBC article has been making the rounds this week about #icanhazpdf, a “secret codeword” that people use to access research papers from limited-access journals. The idea is simple: when researchers—or, for that matter, curious readers—find a reference to an article that they can’t … Read more

Congratulations! Global Voices (@globalvoices) is 10 Years Old

As a proud but not yet productive author of Global Voices, I would like to share the news with EFD readers… Global Voices Online – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Global Voices Online is an international network of bloggers, translators, and citizen journalists that follow, report, and summarize what is going on in the .   10 Years … Read more

1 million free images from British Library…

here is the link:   British Library uploads one million public domain images to the net for remix and reuse The British Library has uploaded one million public domain scans from 17th-19th century books to Flickr! They’re embarking on an ambitious programme to crowdsource novel uses and navigation tools for the huge corpus. Already, … Read more

Serhatcan Yurdam(@syurdam): [Berlin’de] Mültecilere polis saldırısı

BERLİN- Polis, Kreuzberg’deki mülteci kampını bastı. Dört kişi gözaltına alındı. Gözaltına alınan dört kişi serbest bırakıldı. Fotoğraf: @enough14   “Enough is Enough” isimli antikapitalist platforma ait @enough14 isimli Twitter hesabından verilen bilgiye göre, polis dün gece 8’de mülteci kampındaki bazı mültecileri gözaltına aldı ve mültecilere orantısız güç uyguladı. Polisin müdahalesinden sonra Kreuzberg’de protesto gösterisi başladı. … Read more