Stories about Citizen Media from March, 2017
Activists from Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, and Venezuela explain why the International Women's Strike was so important to their region.
In the wake of the largest opposition protests since 2011-12, Russia's prosecutor general is cracking down on the organizers of demonstrations planned for April 2.
Raudha Athif, the 20-year-old aqua-blue-eyed Maldivian model, was found hanging inside her dormitory room in north Bangladesh on Wednesday. On social media, Maldivians are mourning the loss of this woman.
How and why Cameroon has denied internet access to its English-speaking population.
Do Bishkek's trolleybuses have style? You bet they do!
After a high ranking police officer is gunned down, Uganda's president has called for the country's police force to be cleaned up, saying it has been "infiltrated by thugs".
Iranians See Arrests and Intimidation of Telegram Administrators and Journalists Ahead of the Elections
Revolutionary Guards have previously attempted to limit Telegram's free flow of information with arrests for immoral or obscene content. This is the first time crackdowns have focused on political affiliation.
"I think the website and the content we publish on the Internet make memory. We have made memory with our videos and stories."
"Sina's grandfather was a martyr of the eight-year war. Sina himself served two years. Sina has more rights to this country than most of these authorities."
"This is not the England I grew up in, the one I wanted so much to belong to."
"As a photojournalist, always be with the poor, understand their social reality."
In the early twentieth century, the German Empire committed a holocaust against 65,000 Herero and 10,000 Nama. A century later, Namibia is fighting for justice.
"Making threats through social media is a criminal offence, but making accusations is not. In interpreting the new act, the courts must ensure [...] the right to freedom of expression.”
People feel that the future is bleak and that the old recipes of established parties are not working.
Hong Kong's increase in fake news prompted media activists to create the Facebook page Kau Yim to verify important information and identify fake news.
"What's left of the dictatorship? Everything except the dictatorship."
Angola could join the handful of countries in the world which currently ban abortion in all cases.
"Readers will find stories written in colloquial language that will inform them about the problem of corruption and of how the National Anticorruption System works."
"If the Tambourine Army believe they have exhausted all avenues of ‘proper’ ways to advocate, then I say do what you must, but please don’t give up the fight."
A crisis in Brazil's prisons has raised alarms about systemic violence, and also highlighted a vocal segment of Brazilian society apparently cheering on the bloodshed.