Stories about Citizen Media from February, 2018
‘Ready to Reckon With the Colonizing World, Daring It to Try’ — What the ‘Black Panther’ Film Means to Trinidad & Tobago
"Black Panther is sublime. Not because it's a perfect narrative. No such thing exists. [...] It's sublime because it's an ardent vehicle for black joy."
Online news magazine "El Estornudo" has been blocked inside Cuba and its editor writes an open letter that can be read in other media outlets inside the island.
"Maybe now that the worst has happened, the authorities will alert themselves to the urgent need of closing the Hulene waste disposal site."
"People who are trying to find romanticised reasons for the murder, it is only because he was an Adivasi, he was killed."
The Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has resigned after his affair with a staff member turned the spotlight on his political integrity.
When a user experience designer traveled to Tokyo he was surprised and amazed by the small details of daily life. His observations about Japan then went viral on Twitter.
The trees at Jessore road bear the witness of two historic refugee exodus – one during the partition of the Indian Sub-continent, and the other during the Bangladesh Liberation War.
The fine imposed on a young man from Andalucia opened an intense debate about censorship in Spain.
India's Investigation Agency ‘Defines’ Duties of a Journalist After Arresting Kashmiri Photojournalist Kamran Yousuf
"Indian authorities must stop trying to crush the independent press in the Jammu and Kashmir region. Authorities should immediately release Kamran Yousuf."
"To stop the leaks, better to cancel the exam rather than shutting the internet down. Then you won't have to worry about leaks anymore."
Mariano Castro fought to create a home for his family the traditional way, by occupying land and forming settlements. For his sons, it went terribly wrong.
"If there are feminist campaigns, there should be jokes about feminist campaigns, otherwise it is discrimination against men."
Police say they shot and killed a man in a shootout, protestors claim it was an extrajudicial killing, wider society has no sympathy, and no solutions are being put forward.
#MehfoozBachpan: Pakistani Activists Demand Policy to Safeguard Children from Sexual Abuse in 2018 Elections
"Protected childhood is a collective dream, each of us is responsible for our children...We will vote for protected childhood in next election."
20 Years After the Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Ecuador, the LGBTI Community Continues to Be Punished
In the first part of this series, we gather testimonies that show how the forced confinement of LGBTI people contradicts recent legal evolutions that affirm citizens' rights.
"In the 1930s, one of the most popular animals at Tennoji Zoo in Osaka was Rita the chimpanzee."
The latest manifestation of online platforms being targeted for censorship by government entities
"Even in her death, she did not conform to the established code. Resistance, thy name is Asma."
"One death sentence and five life sentences for a lynching that was filmed? Surely there were more than six people involved."
Thousands of ethnic Pashtuns from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and elsewhere in Pakistan have staged a sit-in in front of the National Press Club in Islamabad.
One Trinidadian Facebook user, tired of waiting for Facebook to get the memo about the need for a "steups" emoji, went and designed one herself.