Stories from 9 November 2015
It took one or two tweets to seven people, with no criminal record and active political participation, ended up in jail in Venezuela. Here are their stories.
Using easy-to-comprehend, interactive visualizations, Narcodata tells the story of how the cartels were born, who their leaders are, the conflicts among them, their geographic expansion and their known crimes.
1918, 1938, 1989. 9 November is a significant day in German history. This year, it was hijacked by the far-right PEGIDA movement.
The Gambia, the tiny West African state, is the second worst when it comes to internet freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa.
"When you see Rokhshana's stoning video you hate yourself as a man. You hate yourself as a human being."
Social networks are increasingly filled with hate speech. This alarming phenomenon, however, is being countered by creative, irreverent, and organized women's groups online.
"My Burmese friends who have voted are proudly sharing photos of their ink-stained fingers... You might say, today the Burmese people give the old regime the finger!"
Around 159,542 sq. km (61,600 sq. mi) of territory is disputed by Guayana and Venezuela. Indigenous groups pay a high price for living in this no man's land.
Pavlensky, known for hard-hitting and sometimes shocking performance art, said setting fire to the doors was a symbolic act highlighting the "constant terror methods" used by the FSB against citizens.
Young citizens of Congo (Brazaville) protests the President Sassou-Nguesso's attempt to run for an additional term.