Stories about Governance from June, 2017
"Juntaland's dictator blocking Charlie Chaplin's satirical film mocking dictator is hilariously insane and dictatorial," wrote a journalist on Twitter.
The rise in use of digital surveillance tools has become part and parcel of Mexico's ongoing internal armed conflict.
Isaac Maria dos Anjos, ex-governor of the Angolan provínce of Benguela, is famous for his criticisms of the ruling MPLA party.
Blocking Telegram in Russia would surely decrease its popularity, but there is no guarantee that it will help stifle communication among violent extremist groups.
Tanzanian Media Misrepresent the Dispute Between the Government and the World's Third Largest Gold Mining Company
The chairman of the mining company Barrick Gold said one thing, but the media said something completely different.
While the federal government of Nigerians is congratulating the new MPs, some Nigerians say the government should not appropriate the electoral victory of the British-Nigerians.
Evidence shows that espionage tools have been used for years against Mexican activists, journalists and people who hold dissenting opinions or oppose the current government in some form.
"A year after the resettlement, residents only just received power and still do not have running water. They are left to rely on collecting rainwater and deliveries from aid groups."
With Public Finances Under Strain, Mozambique’s Government Approves Purchase of Luxury Cars for Deputies
"We should not make the Assembly of the Republic a big jackpot, where the popular vote is seen as a lottery house."
"Public interest is greater than individual interest,"a traffic police researcher argues. But legal experts argue that the measure violates people's privacy.
"This is the end for Turkmenistan. The crisis has reached the country. Now we’ll see the appearance of the Central Asian Venezuela."
"If in the future, Thailand experiences another coup d’etat, will it be charged as a crime against the state?" wrote an activist in response.
"What kind of global power believes that allowing its people to travel to an island with 11 million inhabitants and a president named Castro could enrich only that government?"
"The landslide took scores of lives. But it does not end there. More lives will be lost...Do you get it? There is no more fuel available in petrol pumps..."
"We cannot see how a tagline calling for inclusion and love can be seen as undermining the concept of family or disrespecting the individual," wrote the Pink Dot organizers.
"There were days when over 10,000 human beings would cross the border, and everyone (except small children) had to buy the tickets...Where are the money gone, you f*cking thieves?!"
"This incident hits at my identities as a humanitarian, a global public health advocate, a medical doctor, and a Pakistani minority."
On the eve of tomorrow's nationwide anti-corruption protests, hackers broke into the Yaroslavl Region Prosecutor's Office's website and posted a message.
It's a matter of life and death for ex-Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav.
"As members of the legal profession, you cannot tout the importance of an independent judiciary while at the same time passing motions for the removal of judges."