Stories about History from June, 2017
Ambivalent — and often dismissive — about public statuary in general, Jamaicans turn their ire towards a bust of national hero Marcus Garvey that they say needs "more identity".
Hong Kongers have several reasons to be unhappy with the city's relationship with China.
"Juntaland's dictator blocking Charlie Chaplin's satirical film mocking dictator is hilariously insane and dictatorial," wrote a journalist on Twitter.
Without the active presence of justice in all its forms, it will remain impossible for any Iranian government to achieve coexistence among all of the country’s ethnic nations.
The Guardian's portrayal of an Italian expat as the central figure in a noble fight to save the environment from local hordes erases the complex reality of a Kenyan region.
"Our community is just a small part of the Balkan cultural mosaic, but nevertheless it provides important contribution to the overall European diversity."
"In 1944, African soldiers, liberators of France, were massacred by... France itself. These African servicemen had committed only one crime: that of being African."
Bombing raids systematically targeted Japan's cities for complete and utter destruction in June and July 1945.
The region has a painful legacy of war that has divided people along ethnic and religious lines.
"The linguistic evidence for the #AryanMigration theory is very strong. [Now there is something] for those that need hard science."
"#Occupationis not being able to visit your relatives who live 10 minutes away...without permission from your occupiers."
'[...] as for the living, when they seal off their past, cut off their roots, reject their memories, either consciously or subconsciously, their lives are soft buried in time.'
"This is yet another fraud perpetrated on the Oromo people and it must be rejected."
"I was six years old. My uncles, my father’s younger brothers, led me by the hand. We walked by night and slept by day."
Wrong photos. Wrong countries. Some officials of the Philippines defended the martial law declaration in Mindanao by posting photos of the Vietnam War, Thailand's 2014 coup, and the Honduran police.