Stories from 15 October 2015
Trolls attack open Internet advocates, Egypt books a Facebook user for putting Mickey Mouse ears on President Sisi, and a Myanmar activist goes to trial for mocking the military wardrobe.
Thirty years after the devastating earthquake in Mexico City, we highlight the civil organization that in the midst of tragedy took over government tasks and marked a civic awakening.
Kyrgyzstan's new MPs did not even have time to take their seats before the public got on their backs.
Oil is cheap, the West has levied sanctions, Moscow’s military interventions in Ukraine and Syria are costing who-knows-how-much money, and women are being encouraged to wear men’s underwear as shirts.
A Landslide in Guatemala Killed More Than 200 People This Month. Here’s How You Can Help the Victims.
The Guatemalan Red Cross has put in place various measures to help the victims of a landslide in the town of El Cambray Dos that killed more than 200 people.
“The forum represents a recognition of the struggle over many years of social movements in the city, above all, that of immigrants, who are increasingly taking on more leadership roles"
The foam in Bangalore, India, is largely being produced in a lake called Bellandur, into which raw sewage and chemical waste have long been pumped without effective water treatment.