Stories about Citizen Media from May, 2017
"You put me between a rock and a hard place, and then you call me extremist?"
Critics of the Aadhaar biometric ID system are being criticized by state agencies and trolled by anonymous handles on Twitter.
Four independent Maldivian bloggers and activists living overseas have been issued arrest warrants by police over the past week. Apparently, they were targeted because they promote secularism or secularists.
A photo exhibit combines street scenes in the southern Macedonian town of Bitola during World War I and their situation today.
"My first time putting foot inside the much touted #WardTheatre.... and immediately a sense of history dawned upon me..."
"Anyone who's thinking more than four years ahead knows that investing in education is worthwhile."
More than 100 were killed and over 400,000 people have been affected by a flooding and mudslide disaster. It's the country's worst flooding in a decade.
In an environment of persistent conflict, free and independent media that cover events in the public interest — not in the interests of politicians — is more important than ever.
The 30-year-old activist has been an outspoken opponent of government’s violent response to the popular protest movement. And he is not alone.
“Her in-laws demanded 50,000 rupees. I couldn’t afford it. So her husband attacked her,” Rajvati's father said. Rajvati herself cannot speak because her larynx was left severed.
Male rompers + the Caribbean = social media gold? Here's a glimpse at some of the discussion happening around Romphims in the regional blogosphere.
"You won a free election, congratulations. Now, why don't you try that here in #Ethiopia?!"
After four years of parliamentary process, Chile's Gender Identity Law goes to the Senate. And there are some big problems with the legislation.
Trinidad and Tobago netizens are tired of public officials wantonly spending taxpayers' money, especially in a sluggish economy.
Changing weather patterns, poor planning and development, inadequate drainage, and careless waste disposal converge to create disaster zones in Jamaica after just three days of heavy rains.
Poor Internet infrastructure leaves the vast majority of Indians limited to mobile Internet only, making it difficult to engage deeply with Internet technology.
A Photographer Shines Light on the Abuse Women Suffer at Illegal ‘Conversion Therapy’ Clinics in Ecuador
"My first thought was that it could be me held there and told that, as a gay woman, I needed to change."
Seven journalists have been murdered in Mexico this year. Since 2012, less than one percent of attacks on journalists have resulted in a criminal conviction.
Ethiopia’s Cholera-Denying Candidate to Lead the World's Top Health Body Is Taking a Battering Online
"I fear that the WHO’s reputation will be tarnished and credibility questioned if it elects Dr. Tedros Adhanom."
"It remains to be seen, if the Medical Mafia will continue to deprive the right to a private medical education for our youth."