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14 November 2016

Stories from 14 November 2016

Ethiopian Authorities Arrest Zone9 Blogger Befeqadu Hailu Citing ‘State of Emergency’

Advox

Hailu was told that his arrest was prompted by the interview he gave for Voice of America's Amharic Service about Ethiopia's state of emergency.

Argentina’s Changing History, as Seen Through 100 Years of Beauty Ideals

"[The] video is also about the way in which Argentinian women have used their beauty to look towards the future as well as to remember the past."

Four Animated Videos That Advocate Religious Tolerance and Protection of Child Refugees in Myanmar

There have been intermittent clashes between Buddhist nationalists and Muslim minority groups in several communities, especially in the western part of Myanmar.

Putin's Adversaries in Russia Wonder How Much Worse Things Will Be Thanks to Trump

RuNet Echo

“America really did a lot for the development of democracy around the world, but everything changes like inside a kaleidoscope with a leader like this,” Vladimir Milov says of Trump.

After 200,000 Join Violent Protest in Indonesia, Questions Follow About Defending Islam

The rally, organized by the conservative Islamic Defenders Front, turned violent, and many have since compared the unrest to riots that rocked Jakarta, the country’s capital, in 1998.

Dear Young Progressive Annoyed About the Trump Victory…

The Bridge

"Is it such a terrible thing that the other half of the country should have the right to to have a government it favors in power?"

She Misses Being a Guerrilla, but This Former FARC Fighter Is Starting a New Life Back Home

Xiomara picked up a gun and joined the FARC at age 14. Like thousands of other women, she is now figuring out how to leave that life behind.

A Live Facebook Event to Promote Peace and Fight Hate Speech in Kenya

DW Akademie is hosting the event to discuss strategies to counter hate speech in Kenya ahead of the general elections next year.