Stories about Governance from September, 2018
"How much longer [will this go on] and how many more [will die]?"
As of 2 a.m. in the Maldives (GMT+5) Solih "said he had won by a 16 percent margin over incumbent Abdulla Yameen" and urged for a peaceful transition.
The president vetoed the creation of an independent authority that would oversee the law's implementation.
"The devastating erosion of the Padma River is ongoing for the last couple of years, no initiative to build a dam or embankment was taken by the local administration."
Arrested for fact-checking: Kazakh court fines Ukrainian journalist after police break up media workshop
The incident highlights authorities' aversion to discussions of Ukraine in Kazakhstan and a long-running battle with a local newspaper.
Activists in Belgium claim the trial is aimed at dissuading people from helping migrants by establishing an intimidating judicial precedent.
"When a regime is governed by nothing but fear, it is often a sign that the regime might have lost its plot."
Under Austria's right-wing government, ‘ethical’ principles for journalists could hijack media rights
If the current draft is adopted as it stands, it will provide for an extra layer of strict control that aims to silence the critique and dissent.
The appointment of Ahmadi Muslim economist Dr. Atif Mian to a government Council sparked a social media smear campaign, and right-wing religious parties threatened nationwide protests.
"In a space like this no one has to ask to speak up, there is no schedule for debate."
"...they are now spreading their hate freely on the site without any moderation."
Around 150 children from the Canton of Sarajevo will be out of school in 2018/2019 as, once again, the government fails promises of inclusive education.
Galvanised by increased connectivity, pan-African online communities are using social media to speak out against repression and support young candidates challenging leaders who've been clinging to power for decades.
“By reporting on militant activity, Sultan is performing an important public service, not committing a crime.”
The establishment of a new Special High Court dedicated exclusively to hear cases of corruption spurs debate about the phenomenon's ubiquity in all sectors of society.