Stories from 22 March 2015
Thousands of High School Students Protest throughout Macedonia
Thousands of high school students gathered across Macedonia to protest controversial educational reforms. Authorities hit back with every dirty trick available.
‘Egypt Needs More than Investment, Egypt Needs Individualism’
For Egypt to prosper on the back of decades of cronyism and its recent years of turbulence, the country's citizens must think for themselves, writes Sara Labib.
Giving Voice and Hope to the ‘Forgotten’ Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
"Solidarity is a rainbow that inspires people to overcome the tragedies that threatened to destroy their lives."
Tunisian Activists Fear Rights Setbacks After Bardo Museum Attack
Tunisian activists are worried that the authorities' response to the deadly Bardo museum attack may trample on rights.
With ‘Kangaroo Care,’ Parents in Ethiopia Can Save Their Premature Babies, Just by Holding Them
Infant mortality rates have been improving greatly in Ethiopia, but hospitals are still not well-equipped to handle care for babies born prematurely. Enter "kangaroo care."
In China, Online Game Has To Comply With Laws in Real Life
An online game designer, Xu Youzhen revealed in his Weibo that the Chinese authorities require that childbearing in his company's video games comply with family planning. The guideline was issued by Internet Culture Office, Bureau of Culture Markets in their powerpoint explanation of “Ministry of Culture's Online Game Content Censorship...
How One Fukushima Family Is Moving on Four Years After the Great East Japan Earthquake
Four years on, Japanese blogger Takayoshi Saito recounts how his youngest sister and her family fared in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.