Stories about International Relations from April, 2015
More than 1,000 activists and leaders from various civil society organizations across Southeast Asia declared their position on human rights and growing economic inequality.
“Take the Right Side in the Struggle of the Oppressed”: A Letter to John Kerry from Kilinto Prison, Ethiopia
In a letter to John Kerry, jailed Ethiopian blogger Natnael Feleke writes: "Because of the repressive regime, the Ethiopian constitution is powerless to protect citizens from being abused."
"It is eery the degree to which the bloggers seemed to anticipate their current fate."
Some were optimistic, while others saw little reason to hope for change.
Global Voices attended the conference dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian genocide which was held in Yerevan on April 22.
Global Voices collects 35 tweets by representatives of the 35 countries that participated in the 7th Summit of the Americas, held in Panama.
April 24 marks the centennial of the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire. Forget it not.
US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy visited Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Museum and laid a wreath at the cenotaph for A-bomb victims - unprecedented for a US ambassador.
To apply for citizenship, just send an email with a photo ID and cover letter. But will Liberland, set between Croatia and Serbia, really become Europe's third smallest microstate?
"We believe that Mary Jane was a victim of large drug syndicates who take advantage of the unawareness, vulnerability and desperation of our people."
Gulf Arab countries are stepping up the war on anti-war activists in the region. Both Kuwait and Bahrain have jailed activists for speaking up against the Saudi-led war on Yemen.
South Africa has witnessed xenophobic attacks involving beatings, killings, and burning and looting shops and property owned by foreigners. Five people have been killed, including a 14-year-old boy.
The Summit of the Americas shined a spotlight on the political divisions that characterize Cuban civil society inside the country and abroad.
Pakistan could pay a high cost for its "contradictory and ambiguous" stance towards the Saudi-led war on Yemen, warns a UAE minister on Twitter.
Some Jamaicans weren't so keen to see authorities falling over themselves to make Jamaica Obama-ready.
Chile has been spying on Peru since well before the outbreak of the Pacific War between the countries in the 19th century. Very old habits die very hard.
A perspective on the Iranian nuclear agreement and what it means for Iranian people, human rights, and peace.
"We are a much informed and politically engaged nation now and we will not let our government fight other's wars."
Cuba's participation in the 2015 Summit of the Americas will make history, and the inevitable encounter between the Venezuelan and US presidents will be full of tension.