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|1||VideoHashtagVOA: #HongKong Democracy - June 30, 2015||As Hong Kong prepares to mark the 18th anniversary of the territory’s return to Chinese sovereignty, protestors are once again planning to take to the streets in the name of democracy, echoing the cries of last fall’s Umbrella Revolution. Adding to the tensions, the Hong Kong government’s electoral proposals, which were designed to lay out a framework for the election of the city’s next leader in 2017, have collapsed. This week’s HashtagVOA looks at the vast political gulf between pro-democracy and pro-establishment camps in Hong Kong.||6/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoHashtagVOA: #CharlestonShooting - June 23, 2015||On the evening of June 17, 2015, nine people were gunned down in Charleston, South Carolina, in a church steeped in the history of the U.S. civil rights movement. The suspected shooter and his racist “manifesto,” published on social media, have sparked a debate in the U-S about hate crime, gun control, the Confederate flag, and the definition of “terrorism.” HashtagVOA discusses.||6/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoHashtagVOA: #OPMHack - June 16, 2015||The hack into the US government’s personnel records may have originated in China, according to key sources. The computer break has exposed the records of millions of US Government employees. Although China has denied involvement, the alleged hack will put cyber security at the top of the upcoming US-China summit later this month. On this week’s HashtagVOA, Cal Perry and his panel take a closer look at the geopolitics of hacking.||6/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoHashtagVOA: #FIFA - June 09, 2015||The FBI’s investigation into alleged corruption by FIFA, Football’s governing body, has brought down its president Sepp Blatter, and led to indictments against a host of current and former FIFA officials. But with tens of millions of dollars at stake, the scandal may have unintended consequences for the US and its relationships with Russia, Qatar and governments in Africa and Asia. This week’s HashtagVOA takes a closer look at the fallout and aftershocks.||6/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|