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24 August 2013

Stories from 24 August 2013

PHOTOS: Mapping Urban Art in Buenos Aires and Beyond

A group of Argentines invite you to share and map images of graffiti from your city.

Bangladesh: Startling Disaster Stats Of Three Decades

Three Youths Harassed After Speaking Catalan at Music Festival in Spain

Two cases of Catalanophobia, this time reported at Valencia's Arenal Sound festival, once again caused a stir on the Internet.

‘No’ to Homosexuality, ‘Yes’ to Child Marriage in Nigeria

A man was beaten for allegedly been gay in Nigeria where lawmakers recently passed a bill to criminalise homosexuality and voted for a clause to legalise child marriage.

Prison Overcrowding in Indonesia

Are Female Vigilantes The Answer To Stop Rapes In India?

India, reeling from the news of another woman gang-raped in Mumbai, is searching for a way to stop these sexual crimes.

Leaked Chinese Document Warns Against the Evils of Western Values

The directive reaffirms President Xi Jinping's political conservatism despite his economic reforms and tough stance on corruption.

Charges Dropped for South Korean Indicted for Retweeting North Korean Messages

Suspicions Arose Over North Korean Defector-Turned-Lawmaker

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