Stories about Governance from May, 2018
Human rights advocates say security forces are extrajudicially killing those suspected of drug crimes.
"My Constitution...ensures my right to protest. It ensures my right to life,livelihood,safe and healthy environment. #Thoothukkudi exposes the barbaric assault on these rights."
"These are the principles that have now evolved after much pain and argument in most modern democracies and Malaysia would do well to join them."
"Citizenship is all I need to heal the scar of not belonging."
"They do not want us here. They want an alternative Asunción, one where those in need are not in sight."
"For opponents everywhere [...] everyone is so equally oppressed that racial discrimination is unworthy of special attention. These dynamics hijack the discussion and keep us from moving forward."
From blue balloon scares to arrests in neighbouring countries, the chase gets more farcical as it gets more serious.
"Who were those self-proclaimed “citizens” and why did the police officers present turn a blind eye when they attacked?"
The bill seeks, generally, to reduce the red tape which resulted in candidate parents and children trapped for years in bureaucratic limbo.
"What could be considered the first document of its kind in Cuba [...] includes 63 specific demands and is divided into two sections: legislative measures and policies, plans and strategies."
"Successful deployment of SpaceX's Falcon 9 Block 5 launch of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 to geostationary transfer orbit confirmed. Maybe this is how a country changes. So proud."
Whether a sign of independence or authoritarianism, Burundi's constitutional referendum appears to have further cemented divisions.
"Our editor-in-chief was fired because he stood up for independent journalism and refused to take down an article shedding light on our new publisher."
"As an advocate for the environment I want it rehabilitated too, but I bleed more for the people who are affected by the closure."