Stories from 9 May 2014
Noon Arabia checks out the film and art scene, bringing to us some of Yemen's many talented youth whom you probably haven't heard of. Yemen's certainly got talent!
The Mexican Senate appointed the seven members of the new IFAI. There are some appointments among the political class.
Is the movement to defend democracy in Taiwan itself democratic? We talk to Global Voices contributors in Taiwan about the protests and the prospects for continued autonomy from China.
To engage with the social debate triggered by a toddler's wee and poo, Evan Fowler urinated in a public street and explored the meaning of civilization in his writing at the House News.
To avoid acid attacks that target mainly women in different parts of the country, Colombian government is about to control [es] retail sales of caustic acids and chemical substances: sulfuric acido, hydrchloric acid, muriatic acid, phosphoric acid, nitric acid and sodium hydroxide, in the form of aqueous solution and flakes....
On May 4, 2014, Mauritanian police broke up [ar] a massive gathering in Nouakchott. People were commemorating [ar] the return of a group of Mauritanian blacks [ar] from Senegal in 2008 [en] , after being subjected to forced displacement in the aftermath of the bloody events [en] which occurred between 1989 and 1991. On April...
A video advocacy project highlights the situation of migrant workers in Malaysia.