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9 May 2015

Stories from 9 May 2015

‘Their Freedom Is Their Right': A Campaign for Prisoners of Conscience in the Arab World

Three human rights organizations launch a social media campaign to raise awareness about prisoners of conscience throughout the Arab World.

Russia's Indefatigable Absurdists

Every year on May 1, thousands of Russians stage a public celebration of absurdity in a handful of cities across Siberia called "Monstration."

Philippines Deports Thai Worker for Insulting Filipinos on Facebook

Some Filipinos in Thailand criticized the deportation: "Offensive, hateful and downright irresponsible as [the remarks] are, they were not criminal."

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