Stories from 13 May 2015
The explosion of online social networks makes it easier than ever for sexual predators, but the Internet also presents women with new weapons against a legal system stacked against them.
Celebration and jubilation near Presidential offices in Bujumbura after the overthrow of Nkurunziza. #BurundiCoup pic.twitter.com/WhJzXKfS69 — Robert ALAI (@RobertAlai) May 13, 2015 Following incumbent Burundi President Nkurunziza's candidacy for a third term, General Godefroid Niyombare announced that he has dismissed the current administration and that he is taking over until...
''Eldjazairia weekend'' an Algerian satirical TV show, co-hosted by GV contributor Abdou Semmar, was suspended from air on April 24, due to political pressure.
A Salvadoran woman is pardoned after seven years in prison, convicted of abortion for a stillbirth, and a Paraguayan 10-year-old girl, allegedly raped by her stepfather, is denied an abortion.
Arzu Geybullayeva calls on Western leaders to speak out on political prisoners in Azerbaijan as the country prepares to host the European Games.
"I am not a terrorist. I have never done anything like that."
#SepaQue Ministerio de la Defensa crea la Dirección Conjunta de Ciberdefensa ● http://t.co/7JdVlgdDuE pic.twitter.com/ua82tGbO9d — Efecto Cocuyo (@EfectoCocuyo) May 8, 2015 #YouMustKnow Venezuelan Defense Ministry creates the Joint Staff for Cyber Defense. The Cocuyo Effect website reported that the Defense Ministry of Venezuela created the Joint Staff for Cyber Defense...
Despite an interventionist Supreme Court, a month-long delay in the results, and other irregularities, visiting international observers declared this year's election in El Salvador to be broadly transparent.