Stories from 5 April 2016
"It's time to stop this! We should make the difference for these innocent people."
"500 Indian names in #panamapapers leak. Celebs, Industrialists but no Politician. Our Politicians hide their money with leak-less 'Jugaard'."
In most Balkan countries, homophobia is used as a political tool by right-wing populists to "divide and conquer". This often goes together with impunity for homophobic hate crimes.
Behind the fireworks, shiny racing cars and celebrations of the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, 17-year-old Ali Abdul Ghani was gasping for his last breath.
"Who would have thought that an unfavourable end to a high-school competition would have coalesced so many of Jamaica's brightest minds and stirred up such venom in people?"
Latin Americans are trying to make sense of the Panama Papers leaks the best way they know how: through humor.
New rules will require leading foreign companies including Microsoft and Apple to register their sites' domain names with local DNS providers in order to remain accessible in China.
The leaked files reveal offshore companies linked to China's top leader, who has vowed to fight "armies of corruption". But most mainland Chinese haven't even heard about them.
The campaign encourages netizens to express support to the independence struggle of West Papua by posting photos on social media using the hashtag #LetWestPapuaVote.
Women Flood Polish Prime Minister's Facebook With Vivid Menstruation Descriptions to Protest Abortion Ban
Polish citizens react with satire to their government's attempts to control their bodies. Their approach: extreme obedience to the prime minister meddling in their reproductive health.
The issue of public debt in Macedonia, one of Europe's poorest countries, is a touchy one.
With a new refusal of the National Institute of Statistics, the Afro-descendants in Chile open another chapter in their struggle for the inclusion of their community in the 2017 census.
The Deputy Minister’s visit reportedly was marked with obnoxious name calling, threats and shouts that shocked clients and security personnel at the bank.
"...nowadays, so many people see 'patriotism' as a business and as a path to get a promotion. They talk about ideology but think about business."