Stories from 13 October 2013
Sunanda Deshapriya at Freedom Of Expression Sri Lanka reports that the international screening of No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka has been stopped in Nepal due to the pressure of Sri Lankan government. Earlier, the investigative documentary about the final weeks of the Sri Lankan Civil War...
Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leila is taking the Arab world by storm. Ahmed Medien looks at how the band is using social media to reach out to audiences.
The Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (ACPRA) marks its fourth anniversary today. Saudi netizens celebrate its achievements.
When it comes to technology, the Russian government makes up in ambition for what it lacks in competence. Earlier this week, state-controlled telecom Rostelecom announced a government-sponsored Internet search engine.
Over 300 microtremors hit the northern area of Valencia and southern Catalonia. The quakes could be related to the activities of a controversial natural gas company called the Castor Project.
Anonymous British graffiti artist Banksy released a video satirizing the Syrian civil war, entitled “Rebel Rocket Attack," leaving Syrians and keen watchers of the conflict confused and disappointed.
Liu Hu was formally arrested after seven weeks of detention on charges related to his posts on Sina Weibo detailing the alleged corruption of four high-ranking officials.