Stories about Protest from April, 2018
"There was complete media blackout. But journalists were there [to] tell the story [through] social media. Self censorship sign of oppression"
"The confirmation of the students murdered in Jalisco is a shame. As a country, we must demand justice. There is no justification for these crimes... Never impunity, never amnesty..."
Some officials say Telegram is set to be blocked at the end of April. Although the app remains technically unfiltered at the moment, usage among Iranians is down.
Protestors expressed long-held resentment toward Sargsyan, who has led Armenia through a period of economic stagnation and high-level corruption.
#SOSNicaragua: At least 25 killed in Nicaragua protests, including one journalist, say human rights groups
Nicaraguans are live broadcasting, tweeting and video blogging about the crisis on the ground.
A journalist best known for exposing human rights violations in the diamond trade, Marques is not the only target of the Angolan regime.
The move is significant, but it doesn’t mean that LGBT content will be spared from the latest censorship crackdown.
"Asifa is not 'just the face of a child'; she symbolizes the violence her community faces."
"Thousands upon thousands of real people will be affected by a complete closure of the island. Real, breathing humans, not statistics."
"I cried today after seeing this post. It is the seventh day of a sit-in in Quetta against unlawful terrorism...and yet nothing has changed."
"This anti-war left exhibits deeply authoritarian tendencies, that place states at the centre of political analysis. . . . "
"We are all humans. We are all the same. When are you going to realize you’re on the wrong side of history?"
"In the end, whether or not the court's ruling managed to change anyone's mind, LBGT+ and religious activists stood side by side on the steps of the Hall of Justice..."
One group for migrant domestic workers demanded after the episode that Lensa be removed from her employer’s house "to a place where she is no longer in fear of retribution."
"We wish to encourage each other to participate in this collective movement to assert our right to navigate public spaces on our own terms."
"Almost eleven years of siege on #Gaza, and they are still protesting in the thousands the right to return, the right to live in dignity and freedom."
"Religion must not trump reason when it comes to basic human rights."
“I will continue the struggle and if I must sit in jail, others on the outside will fight on for me and they will never stop.”
“Power harassment”, which includes verbal intimidation, emotional abuse, and forcing employees to work overtime with no pay, and “karoshi“ (or “death from over-work”), are becoming real perils in Japan.
"I hope that countries around the world don’t follow the Singapore model...Advocate and have your independent labor unions and student unions because we don’t have that in Singapore."