Stories about Governance from June, 2018
"Beyond her image of rectitude and honesty, Simone Veil was, first and foremost, a woman who embodied her era and her struggle."
"Despite the government’s claims, control is at the heart of the new legislation."
Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh jailed on national security charges for representing hijab protesters
"If you ask me what the authorities are thinking deep inside, I will tell they just want Nasrin to sit at home and...and stop defending civil and political activists..."
The signing of 10 presidential decrees is the center of an agitated debate in the press and online.
The Amnesty International report reveals that a network of social media fake accounts are used to infiltrate the activists communities in Pakistan.
"Candle light vigil last night in #KarbiAnglong by Karbi Students' Association, KNCA and many other organizations, demanding justice for #NilotpalDas and #AbhijitNath and an end to lynch mob culture..."
"It is virtually impossible to know who are our enemies and who are our friends."
Journalists are being assaulted and have their equipment stolen, Nicaraguans’ Wi-Fi identifiers have been hacked.
Article 262 of Iran’s Islamic Penal Code dictates that “Anyone who swears at or commits qazf [slander] against the Great Prophet [of Islam]...shall be sentenced to the death penalty.”
"We will not leave our homes. We will fight so long as there are people supporting us and giving us the strength to fight."
Due to stronger global prices for crude oil, India is witnessing a rise in retail prices as the country sources 80% of its oil needs from abroad.
Argentinians are mocking the president's penny-pinching advice for citizens with higher utility bills
"If you don't have gas or electricity, I can teach you how to make a fire. You just take a stick and rub your hands together," one meme sarcastically says.