Stories about Politics from March, 2019
"Peace does not just mean an end to the war. No country can be successful in its national programs without the participation of women."
"The Islamic Republic is struggling for its survival. Anyone with the potential of leading change is regarded as a significant threat by the authorities. Nasrin Sotoudeh is such a person."
Sudan’s complex political situation and rapidly degrading climate have intensified the daily struggle for Sudanese people.
In recent years, the Bolivarian president has authorized mineral extraction projects in Pemón territory without their agreement, as well as regularly deployed military forces to their lands.
In October 2019, Mozambique will elect provincial governors for the first time in its history. Previously, they were nominated by the president.
After hours of silence from the authorities, Díaz was confirmed to be detained by the Bolivarian Intelligence Police (SEBIN).
"The goal is to deny a public hungry for information the reports and stories it needs to understand what is happening in a country besieged by lies and disinformation."
Luis Carlos is "one of the most visible faces of dissident journalism in Venezuela".
Venezuelans are finding ways to gather, organize and assess information on their own terms.
Russia sends an official implicated in a sexual harassment scandal to the 2019 UN Commission on the Status of Women
Leonid Slutsky’s appointment as the head of a national delegation to a global forum on the status of women can only be regarded as an act of cruel trolling.
A nationalist vigilante group had pledged to break up the rally but the event went ahead without interruption.
“I have no other and no better guidance to offer to you than to commend to your attention the general principle of non-violence, in other words, self-purification.”
Chinese student organizations decried activist's talk on the mass incarceration of Uyghurs in Xinjiang as separatism “promoting ethnic hatred” and demanded McMaster university administrator to protect Chinese dignity.
Provisions of the new law make it clear that its real target are the online news outlets still not fully controlled by the state or its subsidiaries.
While 100 people were reported to be released from prison, the efforts for those who remain behind bars and denounce human rights abuses continue.
With the government not delivering on what they promised after the February 2019 protests, can dialogue really offer ensuring solutions to Haiti's socio-economic crisis?
In Brazil, the Portuguese word for orange, "laranja,” is also slang for intermediaries of fraudulent financial schemes.
In China's latest party propaganda video, lyrics like “Gotta be the Ready One Player when in front of dirty polluter" are puzzling netizens.
"We think that this campaign showed what sport can be, and our job as former players or athletes is to ensure that all sport becomes the vanguard for human rights."