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21 February 2017
Hong Kong Police and Pro-Beijing Groups Protest After Court Convicts Officers of Assaulting Activist
"Police misconduct is not frightening as these are single cases. What's frightening is police wrongdoing can be justified by politics."
19 February 2017
Thousands Joined ‘Walk for Life’ to Protest Extrajudicial Killings and Revival of Death Penalty in the Philippines
"If the response to violence is also violence, we double the violence. We should match it with non-violence."
15 February 2017
In the wake of protests following Mexico's hike in gas prices, social media has become a battlefield over the propagation of false stories.
As allegations of social media manipulation surfaced, seven Kenyan Doctor’s Union officials were jailed for failing to call off an ongoing strike.
14 February 2017
"Leaving this song out doesn't make the party less fun and we manage to have a gathering where everyone can really enjoy themselves."
10 February 2017
8 February 2017
A police crackdown on three topless women at a beach has sparked a national debate about the gender inequality of the country's recreational dresscode.
"There are women that are being killed without doing anything wrong, and people are using this law to justify the killing these women."
6 February 2017
31 January 2017
30 January 2017
A crowdsourced database started by an Iranian MIT professor offers a snapshot of the impact of Trump's ban on Iranian nationals.
28 January 2017
27 January 2017
"If you want to know if you are going the right way follow women of color, brothers and sisters."
26 January 2017
The Trump era begins, Cameroon shuts down the Internet for English-speaking regions, and Iranians wonder if Telegram will be blocked on election day.
23 January 2017
'Stop killing peasants who feed the nation,' reads one banner during the January 20 march organized by peasant groups and activists in the Philippines.
Thousands of women across India rally, carrying signs reading, “I will go out,” in a campaign to reclaim their right to public spaces without fear of being attacked.
20 January 2017
The Sundarbans is a World Heritage site due to its outstanding biodiversity.