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Digital surveillance continues to spread in the Americas, human rights groups raise awareness, research, and earn small judicial victories to limit its negative impacts on communities.
Under BTK's eye: investigation reveals Turkey's information and communication authority has been collecting private user data for over a year
The private user data collected by Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has been described by main opposition party as the biggest tapping scandal in the Republic's history.
Canal works began in late 2019 and aim to mitigate the effects of drought, lack of rain, and water shortages in Cunene province.
China is now deploying surveillance technology to the education sector. Now students are required to do their summer homework with a "smart pen" that monitors and records them.
A digital campaign pressured the Nicaraguan government to show images of a political prisoner
Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Sudan is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
What started out as a question about why sea birds mistake plastic for food, ended up as a successful citizen science project.
Brazilian lawyer after murders in the Amazon: ‘We need the state to maintain a presence in the region’
Eliesio Marubo recounted the efforts made in the search for Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips, and talked about the demands the Indigenous movement is making to state institutions.
A new exhibit in the UK reframes the legacy of a brutal British governor; will Trinidad & Tobago follow suit?
Picton's portrait, which occupied an eminent space in the National Museum Cardiff for more than a century, was removed last year, but his name still echoes in Trinidad and Tobago.
Over 20 comedians, journalists, musicians, radio presenters, actors, and MCs hope to join the next Kenyan government.
While most Taiwanese have anticipated Beijing's retaliation, they reacted to the crisis by living a normal life.
"Bongbonomics: More pro-market, business friendly state supporting private profits; improved anti-poverty rhetoric; removal of remaining restrictions to self-serving economic liberalization."
One regulation obliges telcos to block and filter a list of URLs, and to “daily monitor” the filtering equipment to verify that it is being updated
The sentence omitted any mention of a hate crime and overlooked the perpetrator's targetted cruelty, including abusing the body after committing the crime, beheading Hafizil, and committing genital mutilation.
"The clues are there; once we collectively piece them together, a story will be revealed. It won't be perfectly told [...] but we will see ourselves."
A young artist from Germany has completely transformed the shuttle trains of Chittagong University into a moving work of art cheering up the students and locals.
"The obligation of registration will open the gate for the government to intervene and censor. It's not just an administrative matter."
Umasoye is a digital language activist from Nigeria that is using media tools to make the preservation and teaching of the Ekpeye language fun and engaging for younger generations.
In a country grappling with bringing elite military forces to justice for war crimes, this video game seeks to make the Army seem more likeable.
The Summary Offences Act “clearly states that the police have the primary jurisdiction when it comes to noise, especially from the [music] trucks."
Despite all of these countries' strong intentions to make Kiswahili their motherland's lingua franca, geo-political differences and foreign influence remain as some of the obstacles that jeopardize its success.