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27 April 2016
While native-language Wikipedias are becoming game-changers in other parts of the world, India, in spite of having numerous languages, lags way behind. Here are a few of the reasons why.
22 April 2016
In the Lead-Up to Trinidad and Tobago's Bocas Lit Fest, a Valediction for a Writer We Should Have Known Better
Trinidadian writer Irma Rambaran died In February, the scale and scope of her talent largely unknown. A pre-festival event at the Bocas Lit Fest begins the process of remedying that.
11 April 2016
"His vision was of a democratic Syria that ensures the freedom of all its people. This was his charge. This was his crime."
‘I Don't Want to be Burned Alive’: A Doctor’s Account of the US Airstrike That Destroyed MSF Hospital in Afghanistan
"The things that were constant in my nightmares were the roaring sound and panels of wood crashing down on us. And screams. Mine."
7 April 2016
"That that Panama Papers and refugee deal stories arrived in newsrooms and social media timelines in quick succession set the stage for a debate about the unfair allocation of wealth."
2 April 2016
25 March 2016
"The more deaths in Turkey's Kurdish areas, the greater the chance of attacks in Ankara or Istanbul. As violence grows in the Middle East, the more vulnerable Europe's cities become."
24 March 2016
"The danger is not as far away as we may think. . . . And attacks have little to do with internal peace or relations between religious groups."
23 March 2016
22 March 2016
Bahrain marks the 200th anniversary of its relationship with Britain with a year of celebrations—and a large dose of historical revisionism.
11 March 2016
"With every story I remembered," writes Syrian activist Marcell Shehwaro, "the certainty that I was a person who neither kills nor wants to kill was gradually shrinking."
7 March 2016
4 March 2016
Alaghie Jobe lives in exile in Senegal, fearful that at any moment he could be sought out and detained by the Gambian authorities. His crime: practising journalism in The Gambia.
26 February 2016
With over 196 Indian languages on the verge of extinction, Wikipedia in Indian languages could potentially preserve and revive many languages.
"The only other matter that reliably inflames the passions of Peruvians are the attempts by our southern neighbors to claim the Pisco Sour or the Suspiro Limeño as their own."
25 February 2016
Facebook's notorious "Community Standards" strike again. The victim in question: popular Jamaican novelist Marlon James.
23 February 2016
For the hundreds of unaccompanied minors living in Calais' "Jungle" refugee camp life is extremely hard, and the eviction of camp residents by French authorities won't make it easier.
17 February 2016
Increasingly, Muslim women are turning to Twitter to take on people who use them as pawns to justify misogyny, racism, imperialism, and militarism.
16 February 2016
According to one of activist Sabeen Mahmud's killers, her '"un-Islamic" Valentine's Day rally was "the sin she eventually paid for."
In Trinidad and Tobago people have come—at their peril—to accept that violence is a part of life. But maybe it's time to push back against this idea?