Stories about Weblog from December, 2020
The videos discuss the role of young internet users in combatting disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic swamped our coverage in the past 12 months as we highlighted the challenges people faced and the fight against the coronavirus across the region.
Calls for freedom of expression in Cuba after members of artist collective evicted during peaceful protest
More than 200 people gathered in Havana to demand the right to freedom of expression, but the result of dialogue with Cuban authorities remains uncertain.
The government has discouraged family reunions, church gatherings and even prohibited the holding of Christmas parties.
For our world and the faiths we have, hasn't this Christmas been like all others—painful, often sordid, sometimes deadly?
UN Security Council ended specific reporting on Burundi after several months of a new government, but human rights monitors remain concerned.
Hathloul, a symbol of Saudi political prisoners, was sentenced after a three-year pre-trial detention and a rushed trial that overlooked her claim of being tortured, drawing global outcry against Riyadh.
Months after the implementation of the lockdown order, the Rwandan government has been mute over citizens' demand for food relief support. Is it time to reconsider its governance model?
The House of Wonders collapse left many wondering about the fate of Zanzibar's cultural heritage.
"This is what happens when we have leaders who consent and encourage such behavior from policemen."
A Chinese online TV outlet had to pixelate its variety show's Christmas setting as the political campaign to boycott foreign festivals gained momentum.
The year 2020 began with the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan. Throughout the year, COVID-19 was the most discussed topic on the Chinese social media.
COVID-19 was at the top of the news cycle this year. In the Caribbean, the pandemic exacerbated already existing issues, but also allowed regional netizens to reimagine their collective future.
Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing camp is revolting against Chief Executive Carrie Lam, using the city’s failure to contain the COVID-19 outbreak as the pretext.
The explosive report by a Brussels-based Non-Governmental Organisation has unleashed a new war of narratives between India and Pakistan.
"We were forced to turn our backs for one hour while evidence was being planted."
The world's highest mountain has grown by 86 centimeters, according to a survey carried out jointly by Nepal and China.
密 (mitsu), in some cases, means "close, crowded, or confined."
The Urgent Consideration Law marks a turning point in Uruguay's changing political landscape.
On the second anniversary of the revolution in Sudan, citizens braved the threat of the coronavirus to demonstrate and demand more rapid change from the transitional government.