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IT HAPPENED TO ME: I ALMOST BECAME A VICTIM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS
World  (tags: Sochi Winter Olympics, women, Human Trafficking, society, crime, world )

Carrie
- 185 days ago - xojane.com
Recently, the price of fame may have nearly cost me my life, when a man fabricated a broadcasting contract with a major network in order to get me and another media personality to Russia for the Sochi Olympics.
Woman Who Just Lit Olympic Flame Tweeted Racist Picture Of The Obamas
World  (tags: world, society, politics, human rights, racism, Sochi Winter Olympics, news, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 203 days ago - theguardian.com
Homophobia just wasn't enough ~ Irina Rodnina tweeted doctored photo of US leader with fruit - in country where black athletes are taunted with them regularly.
Russia Doesn't Want You to See These Shirtless, Muscley, Bearded Canadian Bobsledders
World  (tags: Russia, Sochi Winter Olympics, human rights, freedoms, government, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 203 days ago - thewire.com
A gross human rights violation occurred in Russia on Thursday night: the government blocked Canadian bobsledder Justin Kripp's website -- a wondrous place where one could, if they wanted, find shirtless pictures of Canada's bearded, muscley bobsled team.
Russian Olympic Official Proud Of Doorknobs On Doors, Cameras In Showers
World  (tags: Sochi Winter Olympics, surveillance, ethics, human rights, freedoms, politics, society, news )

Carrie
- 204 days ago - rawstory.com
Responding to complaints from the assembled international media about hotel room doors without doorknobs or locks, lack of heat, and dysfunctional toilets at the Sochi Olympics, a senior Russian official inadvertently revealed the existence of...
Olympic Athletes Cautioned on Wearing Team USA Clothing Outside Venues
World  (tags: Sochi Winter Olympics, athletes, safety, Americans, violence, freedoms, world )

Carrie
- 217 days ago - online.wsj.com
A memo sent to athletes by the U.S. Olympic Committee cautions them to avoid wearing team colors too prominently in Sochi amid heightened concerns about security in the southern Russian resort town.
The Olympics Will Not Be Tweeted, Vined, Or Instagrammed -- Or Maybe They Will
World  (tags: Russia, Sochi Winter Olympics, journalists, reporting, society, freedoms, government, ethics, world )

Carrie
- 291 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Journalists who use amateur-standard technology to take photos or videos of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics will be kicked out immediately, the editor of Russia's state sports news agency, which is part of the Olympic accreditation committee, has reported.
   

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