Stories from November, 2018
"Choosing power as one of the main topics of my work is rooted in the desire to drag it down to the ground and make fun of it."
"Postales para la memoria" (postcards for memory) is a collaborative project in which illustrators and writers volunteer to draw portraits and write short biographies of the murdered activists.
"The most important rescue by the state would be to provide the conditions to guarantee decent jobs"
“Though I’m 92 years old, I feel I must make a stand for democracy.”
The displaced masses of Ghouta arrive in northern Syria tired, broken and burdened by unbearable memories and the pressure to begin their migratory lives with difficult choices.
The event was seen by many as a test of the limits of free speech in Hong Kong.
Banned words include the names of current and former Chinese state leaders and the phrase "Taiwan independence".
A suicide bomber's attack against a local intelligence agency's office in Russia, allegedly an extreme reaction to violent persecution of leftist activists, generates yet more trouble for the latter.
Indian Ambassador Sandeep Kumar bids farewell to Croatia's government officials by giving away some of the paintings he made during his three-year term in the country.
We have listed here a few of the Brazil headlines that didn't make it across to English-speaking media.
A project is sharing video, audio and photo testimonials from around Nepal -- paying homage to the memory of survivors, victims, and affected families of the conflict.
Netizens say Duterte’s misogyny, rape jokes, and assurances to defend police and military in the course of anti-drug & counterinsurgency operations have normalized a macho culture of sexual abuse.
“The people's voices” prevail: Sri Lanka's prime ministerial crisis to be put to a parliamentary vote
Sri Lanka's political crisis is halted as the president schedules a parliamentary vote to decide who should be the country's prime minister.
Lynch mobs in India, fake news in Brazil — when disinformation goes viral, should Facebook take action?
Facebook may still not know its power when it comes to disinformation.
The "liuzhi" detention law was introduced in May 2018. "Even the constitution now says that the liuzhi agency ranks higher than the judiciary and the prosecutor’s office."
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickenson is granted honorary citizenship for the moral support he gave the people of Sarajevo during a 1994 visit to the besieged city.
Baqoura and Ghumar, long believed to be “Jordanian lands rented to the Israelis” under the 1994 peace treaty, were revealed to be “privately-owned Israeli lands under Jordanian sovereignty”.
They share a common determination and single-mindedness despite very different goals and dreams.