Stories from 3 November 2014
Vietnam has drafted two Internet-related decrees which impose stricter regulations on tech companies, Internet users, and online transactions. Are these regulations necessary or are they excessive?
Experts see the attacks as emblematic of the proverbial price paid by foreign companies that choose to make their services available in China.
Thalia Rahme reports on the state of censorship in her country Lebanon, through an interview with those behind the Virtual Museum of Censorship.
Somewhere, lost in the brouhaha over a controversial stretch of highway in Trinidad, a protestor's hunger strike and misinterpretations of a key report, is the real point of it all.
The statue's owners allegedly worry that the Steve Jobs monument, following news that Apple's new CEO, Tim Cook, is gay, violated Russia's laws against "homosexual propaganda."
The new series of human rights videos by the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law include ‘What are Human Rights?’ and ‘Marriage Equality’.
Images depict childhood in a Brazilian riverside community in Xique-Xique, Bahia, located on the banks of the São Francisco River.
Once home to 160,000 Palestinian refugees, the Yarmouk camp today houses 18,000 people under siege. The regime has cut their water supply. Online, netizens are drawing attention to their plight.
In some streets of the Argentinian capital, Buenos Aires, pink boxes have appeared specially for bubble gum to keep public spaces clean. The gum collected can be recycled in items such as rubber boots and sandals, among other things. On Twitter, some users thought the initiative was a good idea,...
The Colombian municipality of Caucasia, located in the subregion of Bajo Cauca Antioquia department has been affected by heavy rains that have resulted in floodings in the urban area. As a consequence, there are several inundated neighborhoods in the city and thousands of people affeted. Twitter users posted images of...
The "Kiss of Love" campaign was taking a stand against moral policing by right-wing groups, who think it's vulgar to hug or kiss in public.