Stories from 6 August 2017
Sexual harassment is a domination strategy that many medical students have had to contend with in one of the most important universities in Paraguay.
‘They Can't Stop Us’ — World Mourns Execution of Palestinian-Syrian Activist Bassel Khartabil Safadi by the Assad Regime
"This is a loss for Syria. This is loss for Palestine. This is my loss." - Noura Ghazi Safadi
Many risked their lives due to the lack of an affordable ambulance service in a village in West Bengal, but things turned around when Bikash Barman made a video.
Japanese Politician Pressures School Principal About the Use of History Textbook that Explains the ‘Comfort Women’ Issue
‘Why was this textbook selected?’ trended on Twitter after a Japanese politician questioned the selection of a school textbook referencing the ‘comfort women’ issue.
Diva Guimarães asked for the microphone during a literature festival and recounted her experience with how Brazil treats the black population. Video of her talk went viral.
"We are the first to propose a museum about slavery in Guinea, and to include the story of the slaves in South Carolina," says the filmmaker.
Neighbourhoods are usually in the news because of hostilities, but this community in Gijón, Spain gave an example of solidarity by caring for a pet whose owner was travelling.
Firing His Last Bolt — Jamaica's Superstar Sprinter Comes In Third To An Old, Unloved Rival In His Final Race
"His bronze medal proves his humanity [...] It is highly unlikely that those of us living now will ever see the likes of him again."
"The Kolkata-Khulna (Maitree Express) train has been relaunched 52 years after the Indo Pakistan War 1965. Cheers!"
Since June 2017, five members of the media have been detained by the government.
Thai Journalist and Two Other Critics of Military-Led Government Face Sedition Charges Over Facebook Posts
"I will continue to criticize the illegitimate military regime until they take away my smartphone."