Stories about Governance from July, 2017
"The mainstream media is spreading the news with enthusiasm. This is leading to more people being interested in killing these animals."
"What has happened in Turkey is a tragedy, made even worse by the fact that the loudest voices in the chorus said the wrong things at the wrong time."
"Wherever we may be, Venezuelans just want to vote. Even when we have to organize the elections ourselves. To vote and vote, even if the government denies us the right."
There are currently 319 cases being heard in the courts under Bangladesh's notoriously broad ICT Act. Many of them involve lawsuits against journalists.
"Dear all, Since I have been restrained by the courts I will be tweeting this image daily until such time I am allowed to tweet freely."
Cartoons published by The Irrawaddy over the course of four years— from 2014 to 2017—reflecting the media milestones and hardships experienced in Myanmar.
"We are not saying no to Hindi...[the] question should be why 'only' Hindi."
The defendant did not deign to travel to Paris and was represented by three lawyers there. Their strategy consisted in arguing that he benefits from diplomatic immunity.
"How does one distinguish between a false report based on an honest mistake and one maliciously spread through print, broadcasting and online?"
A bill seeks to redress historical injustices inflicted on the Oromo people since the establishment of the capital Addis Ababa inside their state. Does it go far enough? Too far?
"[These] people who have dedicated their lives to human rights. A day will come when they will stand for the rights of those behind these vile news stories."
No more Darwin for schoolchildren, but that might not be the end of it.
"I have nothing against recycling, but to suggest that the children of the poor be squeezed into the old buses from the companies’ trash..."
"#ThingsLongerThanMarleneWuk the continued acceptance of sub-par governance from both parties"