Cristina Maza

Cristina Maza

Feb
13

Cyber Partisans: Meet the hacktivists working to democratize Belarus

By now, I imagine most of you know about the Cyber Partisans, a group of Belarussian hackers who recently took
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Feb
06

Fighting Poland's Far-Right

The Global Project Against Hate and Extremism came across my radar when they asked Facebook to remove information about Poland's
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Jan
30

A Russian invasion of Ukraine is a "distinct possibility."

I'm skipping the interview this week because the Russian military buildup along Ukraine's border is creating so much furor in
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Jan
23

Iran's Ahwazi and systemic oppression.

When I first launched this newsletter [https://lazo-letters.ghost.io/introducing-lazo-letters/] almost six months ago, I envisioned it as a
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Jan
16

How the European Union can fight corruption and put its house in order.

Hello to all the new people! There are a lot of you this week. I'm Cristina [https://twitter.com/CrisLeeMaza]
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Jan
09

Kyrgyzstan's Jehovah's Witnesses Fear Russia's Extremism Law

Hello and welcome to the first LAZO LETTERS of 2022. Thank you so much for being here. I know everyone
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Dec
26

Lessons from Serbia on American soft power.

Hello, all! I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season and are spending time with those you love. This
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Dec
19

What's going on in the world?

Instead of an interview this week, I'll leave you with a poem. Loving the World My work is loving the
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Dec
12

Hug your loved ones.

Please be patient with me this week and possibly the following week, too. I've been reading less and looking inward
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Dec
05

Migrants in Calais are dying to leave.

The Calais 'jungle,' a makeshift encampment housing thousands of migrants trying to make the journey from Northern France to
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