Stories about Digital Activism from November, 2013
In citizen photos and videos, police are seen beating protesters with batons, chasing unarmed protesters, and even kicking protesters that fall trying to escape.
Prominent Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah was arrested in Cairo late Thursday night. Supporters suspect the arrest took place under Egypt's new anti-protest law.
Tokyo Metropolitan Governor apologizes over money scandal. Japan's twitter users take it as a joke.
A Catholic priest vocal in his criticism against South Korea's president over her government's electioneering scandal has been branded a 'pro-North Korea sympathizer' and is under investigation.
But no consensus on whether Ukraine should continue the long process of EU accession or whether it should forge yet closer ties with Russia.
A recent investigation revealed that the latest presidential election manipulation was done systematically and on a massive scale. The South Korean Twittersphere is buzzing with angry comments.
"I am afraid but I think is goodbye forever," 17-year-old Julia Rebeca wrote on her Twitter account before taking her own life.
Angolan artist Francisca Nzenze Meireles, aka Chiquinha, discusses the inspiration for her comic, which relates the day-to-day experiences of those who love their naturally curly hair.
The South Korean government has announced plans to allow large portal sites to censor or delete user comments that are deemed libelous or slanderous.
A YouTube mascot roams Karachi in protest of Pakistan's ban of the video-sharing website in a recently released clip. "If you want me back, hug me," the mascot says.
The controversial bill seeks to impose tougher penalties for leaking Japan's national secrets, but critics fear it could curtail freedom of the press and the right to information.