Stories from 4 August 2016
“As part of the ongoing exercise, all sorts of Internet connections will be suspended for a short period anytime at any place in the country.”
While Pokemon continues to make waves across the globe, the UAE passes a perplexing new VPN law, Brazil's battle with WhatsApp continues and Mexican indigenous groups launch their own telco.
Many believe that the state can monitor any Eritrean, in any corner of the world. The regime has successfully portrayed itself as omnipresent—this is fundamental to its survival.
Standing up for women's rights is tough enough without being poor, black, or marginalised. One blog will speak out for Caribbean women at the upcoming Black Feminisms Forum in Brazil.
"[University officials] explained that while the school did not prohibit families from asking their domestic helpers to tidy up students’ dorm rooms, they did not encourage it..."