Stories from 3 May 2015
The NGO Miles (Thousands) and the advertising agency Grey Chile are taking a provocative approach to showing the problem that thousands of women face in Chile with respect to abortion, using three fictitious tutorial videos that show the only legal way to have an abortion in the country. The “advice”...
On World Press Freedom Day, Iraqis Mourn Journalist Ammar Al Shahbander, Killed in Car Bomb Explosion
On World Press Freedom Day, Iraqis are mourning the death of journalist Ammar Al Shahbander, killed in a car bomb explosion in Baghdad, carried out by the ISIS.
One Lebanese artist has been re-claiming Beirut's streets, one mural at a time. Global Voices' Joey Ayoub sits down with Yazan Halwani to hear his story.
Thousands of Yemenis found themselves stranded abroad when Saudi Arabia and its Arab coalition started pounding their country. Noon Arabia shares some of the stories of those who escaped.
Tens of thousands of workers across the region trooped to the streets to demand higher wages, benefits, and other improvements amid rising living costs.
World Press Freedom Day 2015: “Towards Better Reporting, Gender Equality, and Media Safety in the Digital Age”
As the planet marks World Press Freedom Day 2015, journalists the world over face more challenges than ever to deliver the truth while keeping themselves safe.
Many believe that both the $2-million censorship of cleavages and the government's proposal are expensive, unnecessary, not genuine and submissive to Beijing's political will.
A group of Peruvian students has found a fun way to share biographical facts about national historical figures.
The main river running through the community's region was dammed with its water privatized for the world's largest coal mine and commercial agriculture.
"Maybe she is doing what your dog media was doing during the Gezi protests and licking the government’s ass!"
The winners of Deutsche Welle's The Bobs 2015 awards have been announced. Online projects from Bangladesh, Mexico and Syria were selected as winners by an international jury. Projects in 14 languages competed in the categories of Social Change, Privacy and Security and Arts and Media, in addition to People's Choice. Newly...
A brother and sister remember their abrupt start to a new life in America after they fled collapsing South Vietnam. It's one story among the many collected by StoryCorps.
"With this project, we want to draw attention to the fact that it shouldn't be our aim - but that of the EU."
"Like the Gaza Strip for the Israelis, the U.S. borderlands, dubbed a “constitution-free zone” by the ACLU, are becoming a vast open-air laboratory for tech companies."
"Sexual harassment is a crime, consensual 'arrimon' is not"
"Dear minister, if marriage is sacred, does that make #MaritalRape sacred too?"