Stories from 19 July 2017
The lake has become a symbol of the dire state of Ethiopia’s natural resources at a time when Ethiopia’s fast-growing population needs more of everything.
"Freedom of expression is under sustained attack here. With the shuttering of Al Wasat, there is no real journalism left.”
"The only ones benefiting from keeping marijuana illegal are the drug gangs and they will be forced out of business by legitimate dealers..."
Local netizens reported that police officers at check points are randomly searching residents' devices to see if they have installed the surveillance app.
Amid wide-scale protests and a violent government crackdown, Afan Oromo musicians have begun to rise as a visible — and audible — driving inspiration for the opposition movement.
"Warsaw rally for #democracy and #ruleoflaw in #Poland continues... Candles symbolise hope for freedom and a better future."
'Tuuganchylyk' has already jettisoned two Kyrgyz leaders and their kin into lives of exile. The Trumps clearly weren't paying attention.
"Decolonizing our diets is a political stance, one that rejects white supremacy and Eurocentrism as the organizing narrative of “healthy” food and recognizes cultural knowledge held by our immigrant communities."
"The mainstream media is spreading the news with enthusiasm. This is leading to more people being interested in killing these animals."