Stories about Citizen Media from February, 2017
Threats of violence, gang rape, and physical attacks are making news in India, after a 20-year-old student activist from New Delhi's Lady Shri Ram college launched the #StudentsAgainstABVP protest.
"I'm not ashamed of making my videos up here and showing the place I call home. This is my reality."
"We need to seek equality and brotherhood among nations and respect nations’ rights, as well as avoid arrogance and efforts toward domineering others."
The Kenyan Blog Awards is now taking submissions for this year's ceremony. The call for nominations runs until March 10. Bloggers and fans can submit nominations in several different categories.
Ruling partly leaders are calling for the "de-Sorosization" of Macedonian civil society, arguing that the country's civil sector should rely on the Macedonian government for financial support.
"The south Asian continent is becoming a super power and the world is looking towards us."
"Maldivians, today, are suffering the consequences of allowing political elites make decisions on our behalf without any accountability..."
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..."
Higher education in Puerto Rico finds itself in crisis following major budget cutbacks and a wave of resignations at the University of Puerto Rico.
"I wanted to make it visible that there were girls skateboarding in India, even though the numbers could be counted on one hand at the time."
An award-winning photo by Luís Acosta shows the human side of Colombia's guerrilla fighters.
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.
CNN broadcasts will now be freely available in Venezuela on YouTube — but what does it matter in the country with one of the slowest Internet connections in the region?
Authorities have less than a week to respond to a request that top officials and social media users alike are arguing is unreasonable.
State-sponsored Iranian hackers targetting civil human rights users have a new virus targeting Apple computers.
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."
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.