Stories from 25 January 2018
"Ninety percent of the prisoners on death row for drug crimes were just unfortunate mules carrying drugs to pay for their daughter’s dowry or an operation for their mother."
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
"Australian NGOs have denounced this 'Indonesian Solution', arguing that their government is paying Jakarta “hundreds of millions of dollars to detain and warehouse asylum seekers."
After months of censorship, a student's viral account of sexual misconduct by a renowned university professor has forced the discussion into the open.
"A cowardly and heinous attack by a bunch of terrorists on a humanitarian organization that serves the Afghan children."
Once asked why the government was raising a tax on mobile phone companies, the tax chief responded: "Now even barefooted ones have a mobile phone."