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30 November 2015
"This is a way of openly calling for persecution and lynching of individual journalists and directly puts their safety at risk"
"We have lost a very important lawyer who gave all his life to peace and the human rights struggle. Please get to know him better and do not forget him."
27 November 2015
Earlier this month, just a day after the new Polish government was sworn in, President Duda made the controversial decision to pardon Mariusz Kamiński, a member of Duda's former party.
"Lost in all the celebrations...is the fact that FGM is not banned in The Gambia, at least not yet. There is no enforceable law on the books"
26 November 2015
The Commonwealth youth leaders meeting in Malta want their governments to walk the talk.
"We bleat about the West callously turning back refugees while we sit in abject silence at continued Ahmadi persecution in Pakistan."
25 November 2015
On November 26, Senegalese and Guinean bloggers will launch a league of African bloggers and cyber-activists in Dakar known as Africtivistes.
24 November 2015
Leaders from 21 nations arrived in Manila to attend an economic summit. As part of security measure, major roads were closed and flights were cancelled, which inconvenienced thousands of residents.
23 November 2015
Greek netizens mock the country's chief opposition party, New Democracy, for failing to hold internal party elections, leading to a fiasco with hilarious online reactions.
18 November 2015
Military authorities summoned an editor of the Prachatai news website over the infographic, which they deemed "vague and might cause misunderstanding" in Thailand.
17 November 2015
"I wish this precious experience can help our 'new friends' see a full picture of Taiwan's democracy, freedom and diversity. Welcome, all of you, to the world of Facebook!"
In a special report for RuNet Echo, Darya Luganskaya speaks to Andrei Soldatov about his new book with Irina Borogan about the past, present, and future of Russian Internet censorship.
13 November 2015
Even at a moment like this, after such a display of support from the public, feminists are hardly celebrating. Just days after the mass protest, crime stats are rising again.
12 November 2015
"This is the echo of the system that has been working for more than 20 years during recruitment periods in Tajikistan."
"...if the Burundian population remains poor, with all of the problems that come with a large population and a small territory, the country will always have violent cycles."
10 November 2015
9 November 2015
Using easy-to-comprehend, interactive visualizations, Narcodata tells the story of how the cartels were born, who their leaders are, the conflicts among them, their geographic expansion and their known crimes.
Young citizens of Congo (Brazaville) protests the President Sassou-Nguesso's attempt to run for an additional term.
8 November 2015
Vkontakte says it merely geolocated all users with recent activity in Egypt, contacting them on behalf of the Russian government. There was “no additional targeting,” the website explains.
7 November 2015
China announced at the end of October that it was scrapping its infamous one-child policy. Many Chinese netizens didn't exactly greet the news with cheers.