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23 February 2017
Critics say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engineered a police crackdown in Angola on an international private school.
"They portray Greece as if we are still in the 1950s: clothes, the behavior of people, who act like they have never seen a mobile phone with a camera before..."
22 February 2017
21 February 2017
A high-profile footballer, a controversial travel ban and an Iranian stamp in a passport all converge to blow a simple visa issue out of proportion.
18 February 2017
Authorities have less than a week to respond to a request that top officials and social media users alike are arguing is unreasonable.
17 February 2017
Families in Mexico searching desperately for missing loved ones are turning to social media and other digital platforms as an effective way to get the word out.
"You speculate that the government may sue the publisher, and so decide to censor the work. The whole incident goes against my principles."
15 February 2017
When we want to truly understand what’s going on in Syria, we, at Global Voices, always turn to Marcell Shehwaro.
Dozens of families in Sri Lanka have been protesting in front of an Air Force camp, demanding the return of their homes, which have been occupied since 2009.
13 February 2017
9 February 2017
In order to counter the hateful rhetoric between their governments, Iranians make #LoveBeyondFlag, in gratitude towards American protesters who stood against Trump's travel ban go viral.
8 February 2017
After completing a five-year prison sentence for Facebook posts about religion on Facebook, the Judiciary has sent Soheil Babadi into internal exile in southern Iran.
7 February 2017
"As per our usual culture. Let's victim-blame, right? She should've chose[n] better? How about he should've been brought up better?"
"I want a different kind of Jamaica for women and girls. And I hope the #TambourineArmy will create that different Jamaica that is needed."
5 February 2017
"At last, we will search for memoranda on the moon".
"I went to the local MP's house to discuss about some issues in our neighborhood. It was 10 am and I was told that he still was asleep."
4 February 2017
3 February 2017
Over the past year, free and open source communities in India have built a campaign to increase public understanding of online privacy issues both with online and public outreach events.