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11 February 2016
Bill Wurtz's compelling video history of Japan has gone viral, collecting millions of views in just over one week.
Did the mayor of Port of Spain just imply that women's behaviour was inextricably linked to their safety? That's how the majority of netizens heard it -- and they're angry.
Violence by band security and the discovery of a dead masquerader have put a dark cloud over Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2016.
A Guinean blogger shares her experience at the hands of French border police.
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
10 February 2016
Sheen Shirani has reportedly fled the country after posting evidence on Facebook that her bosses sexually harassed her. The case highlights the precariousness of women's roles in Iran's professional settings.
The populations affected by the worst environmental disaster in the history of Mexico obtained an important victory after a judge ordered new studies due to the risk of contaminated water.
"The underlying threat to this message is: If you do not comply, we will cut economic ties or otherwise make it difficult for you."
"The New Year's gala this year is awful, I feel like I’ve just watched a daily news broadcast but in gala form."
9 February 2016
Although they love their profession, hundreds of teachers in Gran Sabana, Venezuela, have left their classrooms to find more affordable pay in other industries.
8 February 2016
"So concrete, transparent and efficient."
Saudi Arabia's religious police arrested a "female" mascot.
"That advertisement could seem to us idiotic... but these little Costa Rican army and far-right political groups are symptoms."
7 February 2016
Egyptian doctors are threatening a nationwide strike if an investigation is not launched after colleagues in a teaching hospital were assaulted by policemen. Netizens back doctors in their demands.
An opening ceremony for a children's hospital that was never actually opened to the public. Public funds used despite a government-to-government arrangement. A collapsed access road. What next?
Zenith Irfan describes herself as "a 21-year-old Capricorn on an epic motorcycle journey amongst the terrains of Pakistan with nothing but her free-hearted soul."