Stories from 3 August 2015
How Iran Used WikiLeaks to Attack a Human Rights Defender
WikiLeaks' management, unsurprisingly, is not playing along.
Exiled Journalist Speaks on Human Trafficking and The Gambia's Assault on Media Freedom
Sanna Camara fled his home country in the face of legal challenges and death threats after he published a series of stories on human trafficking in The Gambia.
Summer is the Season for Fireworks in Japan
In July and August, massive and elaborate fireworks displays are held all over Japan.
Iran Closes Down Hardline Newspaper After Anti Nuclear Deal Coverage
Iran's Press Supervisory have closed down 9 Dey, a hardline newspaper that has published dissenting views to the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the P5+1 countries, signed in Vienna on July 13. Iran shuts down hardline conservative weekly for criticising the nuclear deal pic.twitter.com/dMKJKKAcuK — Mehrzad Kohanrouz (@MehrzadBBC) August 3,...
#NepalQuake: When Human Trafficking Is not Earth-Shattering And More Needs To Be Done
Post-earthquake, an overwhelmed Nepali state struggles to develop a long-term vision to tackle the vultures of human trafficking within and beyond its borders.
Public Prosecutor's Office in Colombia to Monitor Twitter Accounts of Public Servants During Elections
¿Conoce irregularidades que atenten contra la transparencia o la seguridad de las #Elecciones2015? Denuncie en: http://t.co/fiNivGSeDQ — Procuraduría General (@PGN_COL) July 25, 2015 Are you aware of any irregularities which might jeopardize the transparency or security of Elections 2015? Tell us here: On October 25, Colombians head to the polls...
China Finally Opens Door to Overseas Game Consoles
China finally lifts its ban on sales of game consoles. Is this the dawn of a new age in home video entertainment?
Taiwan’s Anti-Curriculum Change Campaign Intensifies Following Student Activist's Death
"Today is Guan-Hua Lin’s birthday, July 30. He had only one hope...that we Taiwanese can receive an education based on a Taiwanese perspective. "