Stories about Politics from October, 2018
Power struggle between ousted Sri Lankan PM and newly appointed PM has led to the death of a protester in Colombo.
"Can we hold presidential elections with the same @IECAfghanistan leadership? Logistical and technical failures beyond frustrating."
The "Sagay 9" massacre was the single most deadly attack against peasant activists under the Rodrigo Duterte administration.
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
"It obviously means bankruptcy and imminent closure for the magazine."
Their mandates are based solely on contracts signed between them and the city -- which vary a lot from city to city -- and mechanisms of accountability are virtually nonexistent.
Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.
This is only the third democratic elections to take place in the tiny, landlocked South Asian country since it abolished its Monarchy and adopted a new constitution in 2008.
China has switched its public relations tactics from denying to defending the camps, and the u-turn immediately reflected back on the social media conversation.
The methods of pressure against Serbian civil society organizations bear resemblance to those used by governments in Central and Eastern Europe, in particular in neighboring Hungary and Macedonia.
The threat came from Cvetin Chilimanov, a well-known propagandist and dogged promoter of Macedonia's former ruling party.
Hong Kong Free Expression Week features Umbrella Movement activists and political cartoonist Badiucao
In recent years, Hong Kongers who support democratic rights and territorial independence have faced fierce repression.
Gulalai Ismail is a well-known Pashtun human rights activist and founder of Seeds of Peace network.
Facebook and WhatsApp have seen a flurry of false and misleading posts promoting Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to be Brazil's next president.
António Costa's official visit to Angola following months of diplomatic tensions between the two governments has caused a stir over his clothing choice.
Journalists across India share their testimony on the deteriorating state of media — and vow to fight back
Four journalists have been killed because of their work in 2018. Killings have evoked public outrage, but little response from the government.
"The Hong Kong authorities’ visa renewal rejection—without explanation—of a journalist who’s done nothing more than his job smacks of Beijing-style persecution of critics".
"One could speculate that the Japanese militarism of the early Showa period has simply been channeled into fanatical devotion to the principle of economic growth."