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13 December 2016

Stories from 13 December 2016

The High Cost of Algeria's Crackdown on Speech: Life and Freedom

Advox

Will the Algerian government acknowledge the high cost of silencing its critics before more lives are lost or destroyed for a mere Facebook post?

Syrian Media Activist: ‘It Is Terrible and Scary, Aleppo Has Become a Horror City’

Gnaid, an activist with the Aleppo Media Center, and his wife recently welcomed their second child, a baby girl, in the midst of a deadly siege on their city.

Native American Pipeline Resistance at Standing Rock Resonates Around the Globe

"Stay strong. Be strong. And you have relatives all over the world to stand with you."

Taiwanese Are Disappointed With the Foreign Media’s Response to Donald Trump’s Tweet

Donald Trump, the next president of the United States, shocked the people of Taiwan on Dec. 2, when he tweeted about a congratulatory phone call he'd received from Taiwan's president.

Russian Intellectuals Make Bolshevik Revolution a Virtual Reality, Repeating 100-Year-Old Mistakes

RuNet Echo

At a time when Russia favors smooth historical narratives, it's difficult to say how the Kremlin will apply a narratological suture over one of the most fractious moments in history.

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