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21 February 2017
War veteran Miguel Savage says there are three ways to cope terrible suffering: “block everything out, play the victim, or embrace the pain and turn it into something positive.”
Almost three years ago, President Alexander Lukashenko suddenly realized that his country's weak sense of national identity was a serious problem. It's been odd times for Belarus ever since.
Hong Kong Police and Pro-Beijing Groups Protest After Court Convicts Officers of Assaulting Activist
"Police misconduct is not frightening as these are single cases. What's frightening is police wrongdoing can be justified by politics."
20 February 2017
Local Language / Global Network: Designing Mobile Technology for Indigenous and Minority Language Users
Lessons from how Irish speakers are interacting with mobile technologies may provide insights for speakers of other minority and indigenous languages.
"#ThingsDineoShouldTakeWithHer...Corrupt politicians, sure we'll lose 10% of our population but it'll be worth it."
19 February 2017
Almost 2,000 fled their villages after recent skirmishes between the Kachin Independence Army and the Myanmar army
"Please consider the impact of sustained coverage on the #mentalhealth of a celebrity – important to be respectful." #GrantHackett
Thousands Joined ‘Walk for Life’ to Protest Extrajudicial Killings and Revival of Death Penalty in the Philippines
"If the response to violence is also violence, we double the violence. We should match it with non-violence."
18 February 2017
Authorities have less than a week to respond to a request that top officials and social media users alike are arguing is unreasonable.
"No one in political history has released a [campaign ad] showing he's ready to take citizens to their deaths if they don't do his bidding."
17 February 2017
On social media, hundreds of "No" Facebook pages have popped up, with humour deployed in the face of strident state propaganda.
Families in Mexico searching desperately for missing loved ones are turning to social media and other digital platforms as an effective way to get the word out.
The ex-wife of Belgrade's mayor gave a bombshell interview this week, making waves across Serbia, implicating her former husband in a political firestorm.
"You speculate that the government may sue the publisher, and so decide to censor the work. The whole incident goes against my principles."
16 February 2017
15 February 2017
"...it's our collective responsibility to make sure they're positive and progressive steps towards a brighter future for EVERYONE."
In the wake of protests following Mexico's hike in gas prices, social media has become a battlefield over the propagation of false stories.