Stories from 6 January 2015
Former Minister of National Security Martin's Joseph's drowning was tragic enough; the insensitivity of the media added insult to injury. Netizens hope for more humane reporting in 2015.
Lawyer Murad Musaev claims Navalny’s portrayal of his house arrest is “based more on emotions than legal norms."
Indian netizens are speaking out against censorship in the face of government blocks on Github, Internet Archive, Vimeo, Sourceforge and other popular sites.
Somali history enthusiast Mohammed Ibrahim Shire blogs about an upcoming Somali documentary Kacaan: The Untold Stories: ‘Kacaan: The Untold Stories‘ is an upcoming hard-hitting documentary film that will objectively look at the background to the Somali conflict and its causes with special emphasis on events after 1969. It will closely...
Freetown Fashpack is a fashion blog by an Australian living in Freetown, Sierra Leone who intends to show a different side of a country commonly associated with civil war and blood diamonds: My name is Jo Dunlop and I’m an Australian living in Freetown, Sierra Leone. After moving here in 2011,...
One man complained on Facebook that in October he was delivered a bar of soap and a brick instead of the smartphone he had ordered from Snapdeal.com.
RuNet Echo has interviewed and profiled 12 bloggers, citizen journalists, and social media users in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Here's how that breaks down.
Groups say the death penalty isn't an effective deterrent, pointing out how capital punishment makes even small offenses a matter of life and death, motivating criminals to be more violent.
#Heimkino asks Germans to film themselves saying basic words and phrases as part of a short videos support a German language course at a refugee centre in Siegen.