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11 May 2013

Stories from 11 May 2013

Domestic Violence Protection for Everyone

“I Am a Director”

“Mom, I Am in Love With a Woman”

Mapping the Cuban Blogosphere

Pakistan Election Updates and Results Online

VI Conference Against Homophobia in Cuba

Interfaith Groups: Stop Religious Violence in Myanmar

Interfaith groups in Myanmar are actively working for peace, understanding and harmony amid rising cases of violence against the minority Muslims in the country

Australia’s SandwichGate: PM Julia Gillard Better Take Cover

The mainstream media have been accused of trivialising political coverage in Australia over an incident involving Prime Minister Julia Gillard and a sandwich on 8 May 2013. Apparently, it even...

Egypt: Cairo Urban Initiatives Platform

Iran: SMS Calls for Internet Interruption Protest

Chinese Director's Reported Seven Children Shocks Public

China's one-child policy is once again under scrutiny after mainland media revealed that famous Chinese director Zhang Yimou might have fathered seven children. Frustrated netizens thronged to social media, seizing...

Morality vs. Modernity: Thailand's TV History

PHOTOS: Vietnam War-Era Posters

Woman Rescued from Bangladesh Factory Rubble After 17 Days

The same day that the death toll of a nine-story factory collapse in Savar in the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital city of Dhaka rose to 1,055, now the deadliest building...

Efraín Ríos Montt Found Guilty of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

Guatemalan de facto dictator Efraín Ríos Montt was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity. The 86-year-old former General was sentenced to 80 years in prison. This landmark verdict...

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