Stories about South Asia from April, 2018
"There was complete media blackout. But journalists were there [to] tell the story [through] social media. Self censorship sign of oppression"
According to local legend and tradition, the Salahesh Fulbari garden in eastern Nepal is the place to be on the Nepali New Year's Day.
New research shows that the world's largest telecommunications companies disclose little to no information about their network shutdown policies and practices.
After seeing plastic waste was a growing problem throughout the country, Dr. Vasudevan devised a method for converting recycled, shredded plastic waste into flexible, long-lasting roadways.
During the week of April 16-22, 2018, the most popular story on our Indonesian language site was about Taiwan. And on our Polish language site? A story about Mexico.
"Asifa is not 'just the face of a child'; she symbolizes the violence her community faces."
"I cried today after seeing this post. It is the seventh day of a sit-in in Quetta against unlawful terrorism...and yet nothing has changed."
Is there something in the topic of Brexit that disinformation efforts can take advantage of? What perspectives might a high-level, data-driven analysis of Brexit news provide?
During the week of April 9-15, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 211 countries. Number 95 on the list? Azerbaijan. And number 154? Niger.
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
"We wish to encourage each other to participate in this collective movement to assert our right to navigate public spaces on our own terms."
During the week of April 2-8, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 209 countries. Number 53 on the list? Thailand. And number 182? São Tomé & Príncipe.
The fallout from revelations of data exploitation by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica has taken hold in India, where political leaders are accusing one another of using similar means to manipulate local elections. The two technology companies dominated headlines for days after former Cambridge Analytica employee-turned-whistleblower Christopher Wylie revealed to the...
New federal guidelines in India which states that journalists can lose accreditation if found spreading "fake" or "uncomfortable" news raises an issue of media-surveillance.
"One of the civilians killed in Shopian leaves behind this 17 months old child. The tragedy called Kashmir."
"Low meat consumption does not make one vegetarian even metaphorically!!"
During the week of March 26-April 1, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 215 countries. Number 68 on the list? El Salvador. And number 20? Tanzania.
Marvia Malik, Pakistan's First Transgender Newscaster, Wants to Change Societal Attitudes Toward Her Community
"...there’s nothing we can’t do; we’re educated, have degrees, but no opportunities, no encouragement. This is what I want to change."