Stories about Citizen Media from April, 2022
Regional social media users cringe after the British Virgin Islands’ premier is arrested on drug charges
'Why has there been no statement from the ruling party regarding the removal or suspension of Andrew Fahie's title of premier?'
Incumbent Commonwealth secretary-general fires a shot across the bow of a rival Caribbean candidate, and the region is taking note
In an April 27 interview on Antigua and Barbuda's national television station, Patricia Scotland said she would be "incredibly pleased" if Jamaica's Kamina Johnson Smith stood down.
Regardless of the rapid growth of social media users in Kenya, Facebook and Twitter continue to provide ineffective measures and invest less in combating election-related disinformation.
What does Jamaican politician Kamina Johnson Smith's bid for Commonwealth secretary-general say about Caribbean political solidarity?
The post of Commonwealth secretary-general is currently held by Patricia Scotland, who is Dominican by birth, and whose re-election the Caribbean community publicly supported ... until Jamaica announced its own candidate.
Communal clashes between right-wing Hindu supremacist groups and the minority Muslim community have been reported across India on two recent Hindu festivals within a span of a week.
Satdeep Gill is a free knowledge enthusiast based out of Patiala, Punjab in India. Rising Voices interviewed Gill to learn about his contribution to advancing the Punjabi language online.
The three buses out of a fleet of 40 battery-powered buses imported by the Sajha Yatayat cooperative public transport service from China have arrived in Nepal and will start operation.
"Harassment, intimidation, and imprisonment are just some of the tactics Vietnam uses to silence environmental activists."
Scientists record a new bat species in Trinidad and Tobago, bringing the total number of locally recorded bat species to an astounding 70.
It is necessary to question the notion that the media have full and free space to act, without threats, in Ecuador.
Ecuadorian philosopher and writer Tayta Sinchi explains why it is imperative to learn about the fundamentals of ancestral medicine.
The bungling of the score tallying process in Trinidad and Tobago's Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examination raises questions of fairness and relevance.
Egypt's jailed blogger Alaa Abdelfatah brings up second nationality for the first time as patience runs dry
Having spent nearly 3000 days behind bars since the 2011 uprising, Alaa had completed a five-year sentence in 2019, and was arrested later that year following anti-government protests.
Peaceful and spontaneous protests have intensified across Sri Lanka over the past few weeks since March 31, 2022. The highlight of these protests is the protest at Colombo’s Galle Front.
Aside from the landslide in Leyte, the tropical storm also caused floods in other parts of the Visayas Islands in the central Philippines.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan ousted by a no-confidence vote in parliament following a court battle
After much drama, Imran Khan was removed as Prime Minister of Pakistan after he lost a no-confidence motion on April 9, 2022.
Rising Voices interviewed Amrit Sufi, a researcher and academician, who is currently working on the digitization of endangered oral languages and cultures in India.
President Jair Bolsonaro espouses Brazil's neutrality, while Brazil's ambassador to the UN voted in favour of condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine along with 141 other countries.
The country's police chief admitted, "We have a problem and we need to deal with it. We have something inherently wrong in society […] serious challenges in communities and within families."
Marley's shaping of Black consciousness, “lyrical activism,” representation of reggae and Rastafari, and his “One Love” philosophy were cited as part of the bid to make him a national hero.
Social media platforms in Sri Lanka, including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Viber, have been restored after a 16-hour ban imposed to quell anti-government protests amidst the ongoing economic crisis.