Stories about Politics from October, 2022
In a nearly unprecedented move, the Indonesian government is creating the city entirely from scratch and has cleared thousands of hectares of forests, fields, and grasslands for the new capital.
"[T]here are serious things to say about Queen Elizabeth II and her passing, but most of this will not be said, or will not be readily debated within the routine cultures of civil society."
With a call from Samuel L. Jackson, actors such as Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr, joined Brazilian influencers to talk about the importance of voting in the presidential runoff
"Despite the incidents, we carry on with our tasks. We condemn every means used by authorities to harass and manipulate the challengers."
Dolma Diaries is a short web series produced by a team from Germany, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia.
In a deeply polarised run for the Brazilian presidency, the 2022 campaign has also been marked for attacks and violent episodes offline. Agencia Publica counts the cases registered in the country in the first round of campaign.
Some are asking the courts to not sacrifice what is urgent (stopping the flow of disinformation) for what is important — safeguarding democratic processes.
Overseas Chinese dissidents anticipate an endless struggle targeting different social groups in China.
According to local media reports, police started rounding up members of the party and other attendees hours ahead of the scheduled rally.
A new generation that has become hopeless over the brutal realities of Israeli apartheid now leads the fight. Palestinians express sympathy for those youngsters but also support their resistance.
"The access to guns was expanded and control mechanisms did not follow the growth pace of guns in the hands of civilians," says Cecilia Olliveira.
Peripheral neighbourhoods are largely absent from the speeches and the government plans of candidates to the Brazilian presidency. At least, that is what is indicated by the plans presented to the Electoral Court.
The political rhetoric, which reflects the determination of the party to safeguard the single-party system with force, however, has become less and less appealing.
Aimed to combat fake news and disinformation, the 40-article legislation passed by Turkey's parliament, is a threat to freedom of speech say critics of the bill.
Mongolia tried to benefit from competing interest between Russia and China, the only countries it borders, however, as Russia become more dependent on China after 2014, the possibilities for balancing diminished.
"To provide coverage of the protests, citizen journalists stepped up do the job themselves. The result was a truer coverage of events."
The irony in the duality of how President Museveni decisively dealt with his son's threats of war on Twitter versus his treatment of dissident Dr. Nyanzi was not lost on many Ugandans.
Following a brutal hate murder in Slovakia, Czech author Radka Denemarkova discusses the models of patriarchy that still shape societies in Central Europe.
“The land of wood and water” has an ambitious target of increasing its renewable energy penetration (solar, wind and hydro) to 30 percent by 2030 — so how is Jamaica progressing?
Russians have to revert to language of allusions yet again if they want to continue anti-war resistance.
"The music is a reflection of the environment. Change the environment and the music will be changed."