Stories from March, 2016
Using the hashtags #medianlinenow and #HandsOffTimorsOil, the online campaign urges Australia to respect the maritime boundaries of Timor Leste.
Russia already has agencies that oppose and respond to cyberattacks, but the center's creators say it would be the first of its kind, monitoring and preventing information attacks online.
"This issue runs deeper than one isolated incident. It's time we address it #JusticeForTonu."
Many Spanish judges think that the pardon is unjustified in a modern legal system, and should be fundamentally reformed, if not abolished altogether.
Ahead of Hong Kong's legislative vote, politicians are fanning prejudice against asylum seekers in a campaign strategy that mimics, some say, Donald Trump's presidential run in the United States.
Brazil has gone into a freefall in the past three weeks, with events unfolding so quickly that spending so much as a moment offline risks missing out the latest news.
Russian censors are now policing public Wi-Fi in places such as cafes, shopping malls or public libraries, to make sure ISPs are blocking access to websites that are officially banned.
Among those charged is Hicham Khribchi aka Hisham Almiraat, a medical doctor and long-time member of the Global Voices community.
Though the letter was only online for a few hours, it is viewed as a direct challenge to Xi Jinping's leadership from party insiders.
Australia is accused of expanding its maritime borders which deprives Timor Leste of its right to own and earn from its oil and gas reserves.
"Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns!" The Caribbean loves this delicious Easter tradition.
"Our hostage life is over. We are free now! I wish freedom to all our friends remaining behind bars."
"The danger is not as far away as we may think. . . . And attacks have little to do with internal peace or relations between religious groups."
"Thirty-seven years after the overthrow of Sir Eric Gairy, scholars, activists and others who value social justice, continue to explore and document the ‘revo’ and its ongoing impacts."
Throughout all the campaign, Keiko Fujimori's leading position was unquestionable, but things started to change as the authoritarian governing style of her father returned to Peruvians' memory.
"...the voice and perspective raised by numerous civic movements has met with outright arrogance by the Tirana Municipality authorities..."
"This is just insane!#AcademicsForPeace signee, Assistant Prof. Esra Mungan is held in solitary confinement in jail."
Government sponsored gender-violence alerts are on the rise as a response to the the daily occurrence of sexual abuse, torture and femicides, but Mexicans are suspicious about their efficacy.
Bahrain court slams social media satirist in absentia, circumvention tools take another hit in Russia, and Facebook is off the hate speech hook in Germany (at least for now).
#TrollCabal "provides a counter narrative that is non-violent and at the same time humorous," explains member Nwachukwu Egbunike.
According to an investigative report by the BBC’s Russian-language service, the footage was actually staged by St. Petersburg’s infamous “troll factory,” the Agency for Internet Studies.