Stories from 17 March 2014
As Syria marks the third anniversary of its revolution, Syria Untold talks to three women activists about the untold battle they face on the ground.
On March 16, 2014, jailed Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu spent her 1000th day of imprisonment. Twitter users lent their support using the hashtag #ReeyotAlemu.
In El Salvador, candidate Salvador Sánchez Cerén won the presidential election by 6,364 votes. The losing party and their candidate, Norman Quijano, are demanding a recount and calling for protests.
"Comrade Obama, what should people who don't have any foreign bank accounts or property do? Did you not think of that?)" -Dmitry Rogozin
Since the Vybz Kartel murder conviction, Jamaica has been divided on the verdict, with upset fans maintaining his innocence and others feeling reassured about the workings of Jamaica's justice system.
Blogger Kira Kariakin writes about the ongoing protests in Venezuela for Future Challenges. She reviews the protesters' demands, the role of mainstream and social media, and analyzes what's to come.