Stories about Politics from September, 2017
"We're convinced that this new way of doing politics, fair, in solidarity, respectful, generous and joyful, has to get to every corner of this country".
"First they come for (political posts), but I am not political. Then they come for the gamers..."
"The Azerbaijani operation...was likely designed primarily to obscure the origin and destination of dirty money."
"They are experiencing what we cannot even imagine! #Rohingyawearewithyou"
The signs of a foreseeable genocide are present everywhere at the moment with limited support available from the international community on the ground.
Two Venezuelan women who left their country at different times for different reasons. This is their story.
Puerto Rico, an island already broken by a bitter economic and political crisis, suffers through the tragic passing of Hurricane Irma.
Media outlets, including Global Voices, have mistakenly identified a photo of Simon Ateba as Ahmed Abba. Both are journalists whose reporting on Boko Haram got them into trouble in Cameroon.
"Cambodia lost a significant aspect of its media diversity. It lost a training ground for a generation of Khmer journalists. It lost a beacon of free speech."
People are keen to tackle fake news on Facebook. But picture becomes more complex when news and information spread through WhatsApp.
"The King is very much concerned about his image. Nothing is left to coincidence, everything is calculated."
In Quest for ‘Ideological Security’, China Pushes to Extend Communist Party Influence Inside Tech Firms
Until recently, companies had no obligation to participate in Communist Party activities. But now informal political pressure to do so is getting stronger and stronger.
"...at least few more hours of walk[ing] before they can rest and maybe one kind villager will show up and offer them some food and some water."
"Assad's 'healthier and homogeneous society' is built by systematic killings, demographic evacuations & wiping out whole neighborhoods."
"In fact, this is an assassination on democracy. In her passing, Karnataka has lost a strong progressive voice..."
The anti-migrant campaign incites fear among the local population which is believed to be intended to mobilize support for the dwindling political base of the former ruling party.
Jamaicans are fed up with the rise in violent crime, prompting the government to pass legislation designating special zones in which security forces have additional powers to curb crime.
The UN has recorded a 43 percent increase in civilian casualties caused by aerial operations during the first six months of 2017.
Ahwazi Arabs experience systematic discrimination in Iran. "There are people who have had to change their first and last name...to hide their Ahwazi Arab identity to get hired."