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26 November 2015
26 November 2015
The government lifted the ban for 240 publications but 17 titles remain prohibited for being obscene or contrary to public interest.
25 November 2015
24 November 2015
The British tabloid inspired the hilarious hashtag after twisting the results of an already dubious telephone poll into the Islamaphobic headline: "1 in 5 Brit Muslims' sympathy for jihadis".
A municipal court in Chechnya has banned the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's Twitter account. In accordance with Russian federal law, the ban is effective nationwide.
23 November 2015
With the tragic attacks in Paris earlier this month, many Russians are now remembering how bullets and bombs littered their own capital thirteen years ago.
“If I can create an empathetic bridge for them, through the poem, that that will create a really powerful success story.”
20 November 2015
Iranian Internet users hurled sarcasm, profanity and snark at the country's "filternet" after recent blocking of the Telegram messaging app.
"Santa Claus will not be paying a visit to those who spread rumors and unverified information."
Poor pay, lacking legal protections, abuse. That is the abysmal treatment that domestic workers often receive. But change is slowly but surely taking root, one house at a time.
19 November 2015
The Rastafari Rootzfest -- Jamaica's first ever "educational ganja festival" -- is paving the way for the island to make its mark on the emerging global marijuana industry.
From #100SareePact to #SareeNotSorry, Indian women are celebrating the traditional garment online.
18 November 2015
The conflict in Madhes, the southern plains of Nepal, has to date claimed nearly 50 lives.
17 November 2015
In a special report for RuNet Echo, Darya Luganskaya speaks to Andrei Soldatov about his new book with Irina Borogan about the past, present, and future of Russian Internet censorship.
16 November 2015
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The Indonesian government is accused of orchestrating an anti-communist purge that killed at least half a million people. What kind of reconciliation is possible today?
15 November 2015
More than 100,000 people visited South Sulawesi to celebrate the "Lovely Toraja" festival. Toraja is an indigenous tribe in Indonesia with an estimated population of 1.1 million.
A YouTube user has created compelling stop-motion videos of the beloved Japanese superhero Ultraman.