Stories from April, 2018
The move is significant, but it doesn’t mean that LGBT content will be spared from the latest censorship crackdown.
"We would get water two times a week, sometimes in the summer that is barely enough to get us through the week..."
"Asifa is not 'just the face of a child'; she symbolizes the violence her community faces."
‘Compromising journalism. Compromising a young woman's right to be herself. Compromising the nation.’
A Trinidad & Tobago newspaper is slammed for its "homophobic" coverage of history-making sprinter Michelle Lee Ahye.
Netizen Report: Russia is blocking millions of IP addresses, all because of the Telegram #IPocalypse
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
"Thousands upon thousands of real people will be affected by a complete closure of the island. Real, breathing humans, not statistics."
"…the biggest threat to the stability and growth of the democratic process in Singapore is the government’s control of the media and information."
"Our children and youth are the treasure of the whole country! Let's support the great doctors and nurses, who save our children's lives."
Is a person's right to freedom of movement all in the name we give them?
In Spain, "it's not uncommon to hear phrases like 'I'm not racist, but,' as if that preamble were to invalidate the racist remark that usually follows."
"I cried today after seeing this post. It is the seventh day of a sit-in in Quetta against unlawful terrorism...and yet nothing has changed."
Is there something in the topic of Brexit that disinformation efforts can take advantage of? What perspectives might a high-level, data-driven analysis of Brexit news provide?
"This anti-war left exhibits deeply authoritarian tendencies, that place states at the centre of political analysis. . . . "
"We are all humans. We are all the same. When are you going to realize you’re on the wrong side of history?"
"We channel the voices of feminists, pluralists and progressives, or just those who are not afraid to be different, regardless of their genders, colors, or sexual preferences."
During the week of April 9-15, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 211 countries. Number 95 on the list? Azerbaijan. And number 154? Niger.
Only weeks after FrontPage Africa reported on the LEITI scandal, the newspaper was slammed with a crippling libel civil lawsuit. Press freedom activists believe FrontPage Africa has been targeted.
"Now to the assignment at hand, would Hillel have asked on an assignment about World War 2 to come up with ways for Nazi Germany to annihilate the Jewish people?"
And as a year-long battle between Telegram and the Russian authorities ended with the decision to block the app, reaction to the announcement has been passionate and often derisive.
For young parents from Cambodia's Cham fishing community, the river-based lifestyle led by their ancestors for 4,000 years is beginning to lose some of its appeal.