Stories about Citizen Media from August, 2015
A militant group threatens to kill journalists working for foreign media who report on Mali.
A Ukrainian guerrilla artist whose street art got him kidnapped and tortured by pro-Russian militants is working on a comic book to raise awareness of prisoners in occupied eastern Ukraine.
"Today, the community suffers not only at the hands of criminal groups but also at those of the Federal Police and the Army of Mexico."
"Resident participation on projects like the [Cultural Corridor Chapultepec] must occur from the design stage and not once everything has already been decided. This is a sham."
Various civil society groups have started to come together to find solutions to the severe socioeconomic crisis that the Caribbean nation faces.
A Week Before a Huge Vote, Demonstrators Fill Guatemala's Streets, Calling For President to Step Down
University students, peasants, families, indigenous groups, artists, cities, towns, hospitals, and more are rapidly joining calls for President Otto Pérez Molina to step down.
The government recently threatened to pull the licenses of three news channels over criticism of the execution of Yakub Menon, convicted of the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
Google's OCR software supports more than 248 world languages, including all the major South Asian languages, bringing together hope for the large-scale digitization of old texts.
The Lebanese people show some humor and creativity in the way they protest. Over 20,000 people took to the streets in Beirut last weekend carrying all kinds of signs
"They think we're thieves because we're black," a 15-year-old told a reporter.
Despite 32 years of democracy, thousands of people—particularly women and young girls—are still unaccounted for in Argentina. And more keep disappearing.
When a government minister learns he has not been chosen to run in the country's upcoming general elections, things degenerate into nasty -- albeit melodious -- name calling.
Telegram has been complying with the Iranian government to block features, a cause for privacy concerns on a platform that boasts secure communication.
"Nature gave the Nature Isle a rough make over" as the first major tropical storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season hit the Caribbean island of Dominica.
It's About Time to End Female Genital Mutilation in the Only Latin American Country Where It Still Exists
Female genital mutilation is a practice usually associated with African countries, but in some indigenous communities in Colombia it's still being practiced.
People all across India are pushing back against government policies and new trends in human migration that have made the imposition of the Hindi language a sensitive political issue.
When Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in a high-security Russian prison on terrorism charges, Russian and Ukrainian Internet users were less than pleased.
Uruguay had the best ranking in the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean's report, while Bolivia, Paraguay, and Venezuela came in last.
A dispute between a Mexican football coach and a sports reporter who criticized him has resulted in physical assault and sparked a debate about the freedom of speech.
Libyan-born Canadian Salim Alaradi has been in a UAE prison for a year, with no charges or access to a lawyer. His 17-year-old daughter is campaigning for his freedom online.
Yuka Kinoshita has gained famed for the sheer amount of food she can pack away. She uploads her videos to YouTube.