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Published: Monday 30 November 2009

>> Waiau in New Zea-land was forced to cancel one of the annual highlights on its social calendar: a dead rabbit- throwing contest. 400 people live in this rural town in South Island. The event was off after New Zealands chapter on the international non-profit Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals got wind of it.

>> Journalists in Uganda are demanding a law to protect them from being compelled to reveal their sources of information. Under the law Uganda scribes have to reveal their sources if the state calls for it.

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