Stories from 13 November 2016
Beirut Begins Destroying the City’s Last Public Beach
The people of Beirut were shocked this Saturday, when images of the city's last public beach, began circulating on social media, showing the site being destroyed by heavy construction equipment.
In Paraguay, Many of the Country's Poorest Girls Undergo Slavery Just to Receive an Education
Despite laws, a supposedly free educational system and agreements to protect children, many girls from Paraguay's poorest communities must submit themselves to "criadazgo" in order to access formal education.
Two Slain Youth Become Tragic Symbols of Ongoing Police Brutality in Sri Lanka
This post by Raisa Wickrematunge originally appeared on Groundviews, an award-winning citizen journalism website in Sri Lanka. An edited version is published below as part of a content-sharing agreement with Global Voices. On Monday October 24 and Tuesday October 25, 2016, Police Inspector General Pujith Jayasundera’s mobile number, given out...