Stories from 16 May 2014
The deputy director of Russia’s chief censorship agency, Roscomnadzor, has threatened to order a block on Twitter or Facebook entirely, in a matter of minutes.
Hisham Almiraat interviews blogger Makaila Nguebla about student leader Issa Kelei's arrest and the condition of Chadian students in Algeria.
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The ruling Congress party and its allies have suffered a crushing defeat and have already conceded failure, even before the final tally has been announced.
Even after Chinese companies in Vietnam were attacked by Vietnamese protesters, propaganda authorities continued sending instructions to local media forbidding them to report on the news.
The West Indies cricket team has a new captain, turning online attention not to the players so much as to the modus operandi of the West Indies Cricket Board.
In 2013, Germany exported 43 percent more small arms than a year earlier. Net users drew attention to the the abuse of children as soldiers, and the government's hypocrisy.