Stories about Governance from June, 2016
"Those dissing govt becoz india not part of nsg : this is the reason we not respected : letting politics come in way of standing by nation"
Uganda, surrounded by areas of instability and war, has admitted roughly 700,000 refugees from South Sudan, Somalia, Burundi, and Congo.
On the heels of Brexit, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, says that Delhi will soon have a referendum on full statehood -- but is a referendum even constitutional?
While the official reactions by most Balkan governments included expressions of guarded concern for the EU after the Brexit, Europhobic representatives of right-wing parties expressed joy via social networks.
Victims believe they're are being targeted because of texts and photos they've shared on social media. This, apparently, has been enough to enrage certain anonymous, self-proclaimed “patriots.”
A Global Voices author is assaulted in Indonesia, Tanzania continues to prosecute social media users under the Cybercrime Act, and Singapore pulls plug on Internet access for public employees.
"The #3of3Law has gone to shit, once again congressmen protect their own interests rather than the interests of the people. They’re a bunch of thieves and backstabbers!"
The new comprehensive amendments threaten Russian Internet users' privacy and anonymity by cracking down on encryption and beefing up surveillance measures.
"While taxpayers ultimately foot the bill for this, two privileged citizens have been massively enriched by the games: the president’s daughters."
"Not those 120 sheep, a different 120 sheep!"
"Riot police have used more rounds of teargas and [smoke] grenades to counter reconvening protesters in #Firuzağa #Istanbul."
"A massive information attack has begun against the Prime Minister launched by forever fickle MPs, and those affiliated with different oligarchic groups."
Russian officials are considering the creation of a "national big data operator" that would control how Russian Internet users' data is being used, stored and protected.
"Computer security is important in the modern workplace, but it should not be an excuse to revert to dumb or blind practice."
"It doesn’t matter exactly which religion made him hate us to death...It’s always the fear of those who are different, those who challenge the existing order."
"The kidnapper becomes the good fellow who tried to stop a fight [...] Who are the blind ones? People from Yan Zhou or state-owned media?"
Marine governance favors consumption and commerce over conservation. Here's what we can do about it.
"...when it happens, you don't know how to react. You're stunned. Frozen. Do you give him a slap? Everyone is looking at you. Why are you not laughing?"
Ekint had searched their office after the head of the prime minister's office claimed Hungarian-American businessman George Soros is manipulating the country's politics through organizations funded by him.
"The weakest of the weak; the ones who have no clue what intellect or intelligence is...usually indulge in name-calling or nasty jibes."
Forced disappearances, mass graves, widespread impunity, a devaluing currency, economic crisis. Does anyone still think Mexico is on the right track?