Stories about The Bridge from January, 2015
I was blogging and tweeting frenetically, trying to capture the conversations in panels and halls, soaking up as much news and perspective as I could from friends around the world.
Is it because of Western media's skewed news priorities? The Nigerian government's own tight-lipped response? Local Nigerian media's ineptitude? The answer is all three, argues Nwachukwu Egbunike.
The Original Santa Claus is Under Threat from the Turkish Construction Industry. So is Much of Turkey's Unique Heritage
Turkey's construction-crazed government is talking up the country's rich cultural heritage in an effort to reap tourist dollars. But Ankara is better at promoting historical legacies than preserving them.
As a result of her no-holds-barred commentary on life and politics, Trinidad and Tobago blogger Rhoda Bharath is often asked who she's voting for in this year's general election.
Bahraini Ali Altaweel, 25, has been in solitary confinement for over three years. He attempted suicide twice: once by cutting his veins, and more recently by trying to hang himself.
Prison inmates in Argentina now have full protection under the country's labor laws. Laura Schneider tries to wrap her head around the issue.
The idea of Choudary speaking for all Muslims is laughable, writes Jillian York.
Besides the actual attack, what bothered me the most was thousands of people asking, “why aren’t Muslims condemning this?”, writes Joey Ayoub.