Stories from 3 June 2015
Politicians? Lie? Never!
"Open Court," a group of lawyers and human rights activists, are taking it upon themselves to fight pervasive corruption in the judiciary with online videos, live streams, and legal expertise.
The launch of the "Internet Police Inspection and Law Enforcement" program implies a more coordinated effort in the incrimination of online speech.
"Greed prevailed over football’s mission of uniting people, taking down social barriers, waking passions. It is time for us to retake this social mission."
Cameroonians greeted Buhari's election as a sign of change because as one newspaper wrote, Cameroon and Nigeria are “joined at the hip like conjoined twins” in terms of socio-political issues.
A Revolutionary Court in Tehran has sentenced artist and civil rights activist Atena Faraghdani to 12.5 years in prison for publishing on Facebook cartoons and criticisms of the government.