Stories about Protest from February, 2019
The current situation represents the biggest escalation of tensions between the two South Asian nuclear-armed rivals in over three decades.
The government announced new measures to relieve the suffering of Haitian citizens, but are they enough to solve the current crisis and stem further unrest?
The fee increased from 8 to 97 US dollars.
More than 150 people, most of them women, have been kidnapped from Mexico City's subway system over the past four years.
After an unarmed teen is killed at a supermarket, netizens share stories of growing up black in Brazil
"The first time I was stopped and frisked I was 11 years old. I was on my way to the mall, with my brother, we were going to the cinema."
The EU and other Western powers criticized the lawmakers' decision. NATO-member Albania aims to begin full EU-membership negotiations in 2019.
"These are attempts by those in power to drown out the voice of the marginalized...displaying Duterte’s fear of committed journalism that seeks to inform, educate and guide the public."
Singaporean activist sentenced to 16 days in jail after hosting video chat with HK youth leader Joshua Wong
"There’s no sentence that I’d consider fair, because he should never have been charged."
"amidst the political upheaval, some are urging the public to remember that when there is violence -- everyone suffers"
Kashmiri students face violence and discrimination after a terror attack that killed 46 soldiers.
The incidents of moral policing and the extension of the ban to a Bangla blogging platform and Google Books suggest that the authority's definition of “objectionable” may go far beyond.
A Tibetan-Canadian student was attacked online after winning student council elections. She thinks Beijing is to blame.
Chemi Lhamo faced a barrage of threatening comments on social media from overseas students who appeared to be from mainland China.
Most feminists concede that the new government is not quite educated on what women’s movements are about. But many have been forgiving, at least for now.
Protests have paralyzed Port-au-Prince schools, hospitals, and marketplaces, as well as other cities. Demonstrators demand radical system change: "tabula rasa" (clean slate), as they call it.
Internet shutdowns continue apace in India, Venezuela's opposition websites are under pressure and Uganda's social media tax is driving down internet use.
"All lawsuits filed against journalists must be withdrawn. All journalists staying under detention including Reuters journalists must be released unconditionally. Defamation must be decriminalized in accordance with international standards."
Uyghur communities from all over the world are using the #MetooUyghur hashtag to demand answers about the welfare of their loved ones.
While Chinese companies regularly invest in US media companies, this makes for an unusual match.
A right-wing leader creates controversy after shooting effigy of Gandhi to celebrate the leader's assassination.
Controversy after decorated Indian army major accused of beating a young man in Kashmir.
In Bangladesh, vigilante justice leads to the death of three alleged rapists by self-proclaimed ‘Hercules’
In Bangladesh, three alleged rapists are executed by a vigilante who signs his victim's death "confessions" with the name 'Hercules'.