Stories about Citizen Media
Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Sudan is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
A new exhibit in the UK reframes the legacy of a brutal British governor; will Trinidad & Tobago follow suit?
Picton's portrait, which occupied an eminent space in the National Museum Cardiff for more than a century, was removed last year, but his name still echoes in Trinidad and Tobago.
In a country grappling with bringing elite military forces to justice for war crimes, this video game seeks to make the Army seem more likeable.
The Summary Offences Act “clearly states that the police have the primary jurisdiction when it comes to noise, especially from the [music] trucks."
Sri Lankan photographer Sandesh Bartlett captures how the peaceful occupy protest against the Rajapaksa government at Galle Face Green in the capital Colombo materialized, from March to July 2022.
Being able to leave your country is an indispensable professional necessity for journalists — wherever they are based.
Digital authoritarianism in Bangladesh: Weaponising a draconian law to silence dissent in the pandemic era
The COVID-19 pandemic provided the government with a pretext to censor free speech, harass critics, and effectively curb dissent – accelerating what has been an ongoing turn towards authoritarianism in Bangladesh.
“All that mattered was to express the pain brewing inside me, and to keep alerting people to the arrest of prisoners of conscience who do not deserve being arrested”.
Connectivity and access to technology allow the Gran Chaco communities to organize, communicate and react in a more timely manner to climatic emergencies.
A three-week eco-tourism trek to Everest Base Camp by a group of Nepali and American mycologists identified over 150 species of mushroom in the Himalayas.
Athletes Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson, and Elaine Thompson-Herah shot to first, second and third positions respectively in the 100 meters final.
Area boys (agbèrò) make life hellish for Lagosians. They tax cab drivers, peddle illicit drugs, collide with politicians as thugs and make life insecure with their numerous gang fights.
Soon after the killings in 2020, lawyers representing the deceased men's families called the police officers' actions “extra-legal,” “arbitrary” and “summary executions.”
Gone to the dogs? Strays on Trinidad's airport runway amuse social media users, but a serious issue still demands attention
Netizens were confused about how the dogs even managed to get access to the tarmac, but for many, the key issue is how animal welfare in the country is managed.
In a letter addressed to the government of Armenia on July 4, Armenia's Prosecutor General, Artur Davtyan said the internet should be under state control and regulated through legislation.
Antigua & Barbuda is the latest Caribbean country where ‘anti-buggery’ laws have been deemed ‘unconstitutional’
On July 5, the country's High Court ruled that clauses in the Sexual Offences Act criminalising homosexual sex were against citizens’ constitutional rights to both privacy and freedom of expression.
Only a few years after women were allowed to vote in Argentina, a group of recently graduated women students built the country's first programming language.
Orientalist and writer Renat Bekkin presents his view on the national movement of the Crimean Tatars in his book “Ak Bure”
A peaceful mass uprising on July 9 brought about the end of a political era that started with the promulgation of the 1978 constitution of Sri Lanka, which undermined democracy.
The patient says he told health officials he was leaving to quarantine at home, since his infant daughter was under great distress without him.
After a court ruling required the inclusion of these questions in the census - to begin in August - another court ruling suspended it, arguing that it would be practically difficult.