Stories about Citizen Media from April, 2019
A nationwide internet shutdown that lasted well into the night, leaving voters in the dark about their election day choices.
This incident is merely the catalyst that opens our eyes to the reality: In Malagasy society, violence against women is only the tip of the iceberg.
Born during the 1998-2002 Argentinian economic depression, Arte Callejero began paying attention to visual, artistic responses to the crisis.
Russians have been glued to their screens as they watched a rare show: unpredictable elections where an incumbent can hold debates with an outsider, lose the vote, and concede peacefully.
Hundreds were killed and injured in a series of planned explosions in Sri Lanka. A twelve-hour islandwide curfew was declared by the government while social media sites were restricted.
Alpha Condé, the Guinean president, told his supporters to be ready for serious confrontations with those who may oppose him seeking a third term.
Haiti's security situation is currently quite volatile, sparking hope that the proposed new prime minister will be able to work with President Moise and deal with pressing socio-economic issues.
"Berger is offering their synthetic paints to the Alpona artists of Tikoil village. The artists will no longer need to paint every season, colors will last forever. What a horror!
"[We need to] eradicate authoritarianism, sexism, personal autocracy and other ills that have penetrated the political culture of the country"
Barring a few incidents, the voting on the first day of the election went on peacefully and voter turnout was high. The next phase of election starts on April 18.
The service whose growth in the country at one point felt almost accidental is now a mirror to a nation on the move.
Nagy has endured criticism of her intellect and even sexual harassment, with one pro-government media outlet calling her a "whore".
After a campaign season complete with hashtag battles between candidates, Indians are gearing up to take to the polls for the 2019 general elections.
Sakia Haque and her friends wanted to talk to Bangladeshi girls about women's empowerment and educate them about reproductive health, so what did they do? They hopped on motorbikes!
As a bill targeting "unexplained wealth" is debated in parliament, misinformation abounds and people start playing politics.
How is it possible to lose your eye or the use of your hand by joining a demonstration? The use of LBD's by French police are to blame.
"Luis Carlos represents certain characteristics and qualities: strength, resilience in the face of obstacles, solidarity and commitment to human rights and a rather brilliant and idiosyncratic sense of humour."
While the internet can provide a platform for marginalized voices, it can also facilitate their victimization.
French- and English-language media sources take different approaches to reporting on the Algerian political crisis.
"In situations where sharing information is vital, censorship can turn into a deadly phenomenon."
The fiercely contested political campaigns embrace slogans, counter-slogans and a lot of drama as the world's largest democracy goes into election from the 11th April to 19th May 2019.