Stories about Citizen Media from November, 2018
#QanoonSabKayLiye: A social media campaign promoting legal awareness in Pakistan
#QanoonSabKayLiye campaign is a series of Facebook and Twitter posts that explain the rights and obligations of the citizens under the Constitution of Pakistan.
How Bangladesh's airport authorities are using YouTube to change public behaviour
Thanks to innovative efforts using YouTube and Facebook, airport authorities have begun to decrease crime and help passengers in Bangladesh's biggest airport.
Tokyo Immigration Bureau accidentally highlights the plight of refugees in Japan
To critics, the pinned tweet wasn't about graffiti at all, but was instead a reaction to criticism of how the immigration body treats refugees, undocumented workers and others in detention.
Netizens reflect on 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia
Slovakia and the Czech Republic mark 100 years since the establishment of Czechoslovakia.
Bangladesh's now-postponed repatriation would have turned the plight of Rohingya refugees from bad to worse
"How can repatriation still be an objective, when all the evidence shows that these cyclical influxes into Bangladesh are rooted in Myanmar's persecution and denial of citizenship to Rohingya?"
One year on, Brazil’s ‘unrestricted outsourcing’ law fails to create jobs
A recent Federal Supreme Court's decision to approve unrestricted outsourcing may lead to job instability in Brazil.
Arrival of the ‘migrant caravan’ lays bare Mexico's own anti-immigration side
"Mexico has a long and proud tradition of open doors to persecuted people, in exile, or victims of violence [...] Why are there first and second class exiles and refugees?"
A conversation with Gyani Maiya Sen, one of the last speakers of a dying Nepali language
"...her commanding tone was the evidence of the aura she might have carried around when she was young -- powerful like a ‘queen of the jungle'."
Stories of Sri Lankans who are “Taking a Stand” for democracy
“Though I’m 92 years old, I feel I must make a stand for democracy.”
Indian ambassador's farewell gift paintings create a media stir in Croatia
Indian Ambassador Sandeep Kumar bids farewell to Croatia's government officials by giving away some of the paintings he made during his three-year term in the country.
“The people's voices” prevail: Sri Lanka's prime ministerial crisis to be put to a parliamentary vote
Sri Lanka's political crisis is halted as the president schedules a parliamentary vote to decide who should be the country's prime minister.