Stories from October, 2018
The livelihoods of Madagascar’s coastal communities will be seriously threatened if they must compete with the potential catch capacity of these fishing boats.
Al-Ghomgham, and many other Saudi Shiites, took to the streets in 2011 to demand better rights.
Readers offer a few suggestions for calypsos that make female empowerment their priority.
A Mozambique surfwear retailer thought is was a good idea to name their store “Hitler”—Netizens disagreed
The "Hitler" store, which seems to have been in business since early October, is located in one of the largest shopping centers in the country.
"It is necessary to connect European citizens and ocean lovers to the political sphere in order to discuss, make progress, and protect the ocean together."
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
"It obviously means bankruptcy and imminent closure for the magazine."
"We all have ways in which we are a victim and a perpetrator."
In the authoritarian kingdom, the crackdown against independent voices has escalated under Mohammed Bin Salman's rule.
"Who do these politicians think they are? They are elected by the public, and the public is absolutely entitled to see how they behave."
Their mandates are based solely on contracts signed between them and the city -- which vary a lot from city to city -- and mechanisms of accountability are virtually nonexistent.
Collaborations such as the use of interactive mapping tools reflect the situation of citizens living with security issues. These citizen tools are a practical response to the problem.
A policy banning VoIP services will present a direct threat to Syrians’ rights to privacy and freedom of expression.
In September, the National Security Council announced all NGOs – except in hospitals and schools – were suspended for three months from October 1, and mining companies for one month.
Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.
"When all other calypsonians in the early 1970s had six sheets of music, Shadow had seven, the additional one for the bass guitar."
"It’s a healing pedagogy because it tries to repair the wounds of hate, anger, and discrimination that everyone who has a body experiences in school, not only transgender people."
This is only the third democratic elections to take place in the tiny, landlocked South Asian country since it abolished its Monarchy and adopted a new constitution in 2008.
China has switched its public relations tactics from denying to defending the camps, and the u-turn immediately reflected back on the social media conversation.
Chinese artist Badiucao sends ‘Make Wall Great Again’ hats to Google, in protest of company's return to China
“I want [Google] to know it is a mistake to collaborate with China’s censorship. It is as shameful as Trump’s wall ... an invisible wall online — the great firewall.”
Japanese Twitter has unearthed a series of 1980s Japanese TV commercials featuring George Lucas singing the praises of consumer electronics giant Panasonic.