Stories from 8 February 2017
The dominatrix anime figure “Roskomnadzor-chan,” named after a federal agency and known for her role in an erotic online comic, has somehow become the unofficial mascot for Russia's state censor.
In airports and law offices around the United States, legal advocates and grassroots activists have found common ground in the fight against President Trump's Executive Order on Immigration.
After completing a five-year prison sentence for Facebook posts about religion on Facebook, the Judiciary has sent Soheil Babadi into internal exile in southern Iran.
"The crisis is so big, hunger is so bad, illness is so bad that people die like chickens."
"It is about choosing puppets, because no matter who takes office, they will obey Beijing."
A police crackdown on three topless women at a beach has sparked a national debate about the gender inequality of the country's recreational dresscode.
To the wider public, the practices of the “Jewish National Fund” aren't well-known. But you can't understand Israel's colonization of Palestinian land without knowing the JNF.
"There are women that are being killed without doing anything wrong, and people are using this law to justify the killing these women."
"It seems more useful to crack down on underground banks and illegal channels than to just control ordinary people’s money."