Stories about Youth from May, 2017
"You put me between a rock and a hard place, and then you call me extremist?"
RuNet Echo speaks to Anna Veduta about her work for Russia’s anti-corruption crusader, her relocation to the United States, and her experience as a regional expert and feminist.
A woman who once submerged herself in a bathtub filled with potato chips for her 5 million YouTube subscribers, Sasha Spilberg addressed the State Duma this Monday.
A Photographer Shines Light on the Abuse Women Suffer at Illegal ‘Conversion Therapy’ Clinics in Ecuador
"My first thought was that it could be me held there and told that, as a gay woman, I needed to change."
"We wanted to tell them: You Stink, your expiry date has passed...you stole people's rights by not allowing them to vote."
Pro-government groups are waging a campaign against the game, and internet censors have predictably gone into overdrive.
"It remains to be seen, if the Medical Mafia will continue to deprive the right to a private medical education for our youth."
"My kids do not need to follow so-called 'heroes' who killed their fellow countrymen. They should learn how to love the environment, recycle used items, act in a civilized manner."
Jamaica's Director of Public Prosecutions has dropped all three charges against activist La Toya Nugent, under the country's Cybercrimes Act.
Hassan Rouhani has been both the candidate and President of "hope and moderation" for Iranians. Article 19's report assesses how this has had an affect on freedoms online.
"This is the day you’ll hear our scream / cause we lost our way in life as youth / but I believe that one day we will rise."
"What is Venezuela right now? Who are we, the Venezuelans who have survived this historic defeat?"
The East African nation has one of the highest rates of road fatalities on the continent.
“...there’s almost like an invisible thread of your past pulling you to do certain areas of work, whether you sort of realize it or not."
A new Facebook initiative in conjunction with the Jamaican government, the first of its kind in the region, aims to make it easier to identify and hopefully find missing children.
"The police should not only be looking into the claims of the breach of dress code but the fact that a child was possibly sexualised by an adult.”
By connecting detainees with friends and human rights organizations more quickly than ever, the “Red Button” app hopes to provide protesters with greater protection from illegal arrests and penalties.
Be careful when calling the hotline at “FROG,” a psychological help center; you might need more support after the call than you did before you picked up the phone.
Following last week's startling attack, opposition leader Alexey Navalny is proving how useful it is to have millions of supporters among Russia’s young, energetic Internet users.