Stories from 28 December 2015
As 2016 approaches, revisit 16 stories from the Global Voices' archives of art with a powerful purpose.
The following seven stories received the most attention from audiences and also received hundreds of shares, likes and comments on social media and our site.
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Sri Lanka's President Says Enrique Iglesias Concert Organisers Should Be ‘Whipped With Toxic Stingray Tails’
President Sirisena didn't like that female fans hugged and kissed the pop star, nor that someone threw her bra onstage. Sri Lankans didn't take to his "moral policing" kindly.
Syrian film-maker Naji Jerf, 38, was shot dead in broad daylight in Gaziantep, Turkey, for uploading a video exposing ISIS crimes in Aleppo, Syria, on YouTube.