Stories from 7 January 2015
Sanar Yurdatapan, renowned Turkish composer, song-writer and activist talks about his Museum of Thought Crimes online initiative, which aims to document violations committed by government against pro-democracy forces in Turkey.
Vocativ, "a new type of media company" has released an orientalist documentary about "a part of the world that you didn't know you needed to know about.": Krygyzstan (sic).
Some 20,000 young people took to the streets of Lima on December 22 to oppose controversial labour legislation proposed by the Peruvian government.
Netizens now can see exactly what surveillance tools police are using, and exactly how much they paid for them.
This Snowboarder Was Lost for 2 Nights in the Snow, But It's His Hair People Can't Stop Talking About
Three Japanese snowboarders were rescued from a snowy mountain. One member of the group not only had to apologize for getting lost, but also endured speculation about his hair.
With hindsight, the title of this interview series is a bit of a misnomer. The truth is, of course, that everyone has a filter.
Bahrain rings in the New Year with the arrest of leading opposition figure Shaikh Ali Salman. Clashes continue as protesters call for his release.