Stories from 12 August 2016
The Two Argentineans Showing the ‘Other’ Side of Education Are Now in Colombia and Ecuador
Our second post on the fascinating journey of these popular educators who are looking to learn, interconnect and publicize 'the other education' that social movements in Latin America are promoting.
Leaked Documents Reveal Scale of Abuse at Australia's Offshore Detention Centre in Nauru
Over two thousand leaked files reveal a pattern of sexual abuse, assault and self-harm in Australia's detention centre for asylum seekers on the remote Pacific island nation of Nauru.
In International Spotlight, China Convicts Human Right Lawyers and Activists on ‘Subversion’ Charges
The convicted men and women are all connected with the Beijing-based Fengrui law firm, which has a history of taking on politically controversial rights cases.
‘Limited Bandwidth': Where Is the Reporting on Kashmir?
"For partisan commenters on both sides, compromise seems impossible. Kashmir is like Solomon’s Baby, except both of its prospective mothers are happy to cut it in half."
Turkish Sports Stars Get Caught up in Erdogan-Gulen War
Both retired footballer Hakan Sukur and NBA basketball star Enes Kanter find themselves on the wrong side of a political divide that is ripping through Turkey.
Despite Flood Devastation, the Macedonian Government Pours Millions Into a Ferris Wheel
At least 21 people died, and dozens are missing and injured, in floods that hit the Macedonian capital Skopje, following torrential rains on August 5.