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23 August 2016
"I know how important are a few hundred rupees in an impoverished person’s life. It means food, medicine and security."
12 August 2016
At least 21 people died, and dozens are missing and injured, in floods that hit the Macedonian capital Skopje, following torrential rains on August 5.
11 August 2016
The Australian Bureau of Statistics took down its website on Census Night following DDos cyber attacks, fuelling existing concerns about privacy, security, and anonymity.
10 August 2016
Before President Xi came into power, the Communist Youth League served as a launching pad for China’s political elite.
9 August 2016
“Yesterday they displaced us, murdered us, and kidnapped us. Yesterday and today we are together holding hands with the world, resisting death, and resisting impunity.”
6 August 2016
5 August 2016
"Leaving people confused over what can or can’t be said will have a chilling effect, whatever the intention of the law, further entrenching a culture of self-censorship and passive citizenship."
1 August 2016
29 July 2016
"What we have in Bangladesh is a curious case involving a terrorist group that publishes magazine articles to boast about its plans, while the government...keeps on blaming the opposition..."
27 July 2016
"For many years they've told us we have to get used to the political class' privileges, but today in Jalisco we heard the historic call of society: no more impunity."
In recent weeks, there have been protests in Delhi and Calcutta, where demonstrators called for the revocation of two controversial laws, and the immediate demilitarisation of the Kashmir region.
26 July 2016
"I'm angry that the money is used like a personal bank account. More angry at the fact that Malaysian Official #1 is an untouchable here."
22 July 2016
"Under the plan for reform, Yameen is making criticism a crime..."
"Many work without rest, without wages for their master's benefit. They do not have the right to education, to freedom of movement, to travel or marry, without their owner's consent."
21 July 2016
"If Thailand's military junta wants its referendum to be seen as credible, it must stop harassing journalists covering the campaign and let information flow freely to the public."
11 July 2016
"Just watch out for the total collapse of education in Uganda. This woman has no morals."
6 July 2016
With the federal fiscal control board imposed by the recent signing of PROMESA into law, Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets and social media to protest.