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3 March 2016

Stories from 3 March 2016

Netizen Report: Facebook VP Arrested in Brazil for Refusing to Give Police WhatsApp Data

Global Voices Advocacy

A Facebook executive is arrested in Brazil, Bolivia’s President says he wants to regulate social networks, and China shuts down 580 social media accounts for “misleading the public”.

Hugo Chávez's Fictional Transgender Sister Is Breaking Down Walls in Venezuela

Hugo Chávez's fictional transgender twin aims to challenge the former president's personal myth while putting Venezuela's LGBT community front and center.

The Newest Strategy for Saving Bees Is Really, Really Old

With pollinators in decline around the world, conservationists are turning to traditional farmers for answers.

Graphic Artists Launch Online Poster Campaign to ‘Free the Media’ in Malaysia

Global Voices Advocacy

"We feel that the time has come for Malaysians to demand for media and internet freedom in light of the latest assault on freedom of speech in Malaysia."

No Country for Bhutan's Fatherless Children

Bhutan's strict citizenship laws, however, aren't doing much to boost happiness these days, as thousands of Bhutanese children abandoned by their fathers have been rendered stateless according to Bhutanese laws.

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