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4 March 2015

Stories from 4 March 2015

Indian State Maharashtra’s #BeefBan Means Eating a Burger Can Send You to Prison

"Congratulations Maharashtra: it is now safer to be a cow than a woman, Dalit or Muslim in the state."

Global Voices, the Travel Guide for Anti-Tourists

The Bridge

In a sphere where planets can be lonely and guides rough, Global Voices offers intrepid travellers a true insider's view on the world.

Netanyahu's Speech to Congress Was Polarizing, to Say the Least

In the United States, and elsewhere, reactions to the speech by many public figures and ordinary Internet users were unusually negative.

Smart Cities Hackathon in Venezuela

As Floods Inundate Madagascar, Government Is Slow to Provide Relief

Madagascar is going through another extremely difficult time, with a large part of the country being inundated by floods. Residents have uploaded photos of the devastation to social media.

“No Blood For Vanity!” Hong Kong Animal Right Activists Protest the Fur Fair

Hong Kong is a "premier global fur trade center" because of the demand from mainland China. At the same time, cheap fur products also flooded the local market.