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13 March 2015

Stories from 13 March 2015

Ukrainian Journalist Detained, Questioned by Russian Security Services in Crimea

RuNet Echo

Crimean FSB officials detained and questioned a journalist from Simferopol's Center for Investigative Journalism in connection with a criminal investigation on "public calls to separatism."

Why Students in Chad are Protesting and It's not Just About the Helmet Law

Watch John Lubbock's ‘Istanbul: The Politics of Architecture’

John Lubbock shares with Global Voices his newly made documentary on contested heritage and cultural legacies in Turkey's largest city.

Croatian Women's Rights Activists Don't Only Take to the Streets—They Rename Them

For International Women's Day on March 8, residents of Croatia's Rijeka woke up to discover activists had changed the names of many streets to honor forgotten female figures.

Strangled with Her Own Scarf: A Student's Murder Haunts Kyrgyz Society

As the anniversary of 19-year-old Camilla Duishebaeva's murder approaches, many believe the investigation has been deliberately impeded.

Look What Large-Scale Mining Did to These Four Beautiful Philippine Islands

"We cannot remain deaf and blind to the excesses of mining while our people suffer the consequences of actions not of their own making.”

Trek Nepal's Everest Region Without Ever Leaving Home

Google has launched a virtual tour of the Khumbu region with stunning images of the treacherous terrain.

Cleaning Up the Coastal Areas of Singapore

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