Stories from 5 July 2019
The NYT’s language to describe their ideal Nairobi bureau chief reignited the debate on Western media's perpetual use of tired clichés and tropes about Africa.
Netizen Report: Preventing bias or protecting extremism? Debunking the new US Senate proposal for Silicon Valley
Cuba bans citizens from using foreign web hosts, Iran's internet falters and The Guardian shows that even tourists are subject to targeted surveillance in western China.
“The law leaves independent media without ‘legal’ hosting options,” said local journalist and Global Voices author Elaine Diaz.
The small Galician town of Narón launched the campaign in January 2018. By February 2019, the population had lost a total 46,000 kilos.
"…criticizing a government and a regime does not equate to hating a country. I love Thailand, I just don't love dictators and military coups."
India's opposition leader, Rahul Gandhi, announced his resignation as the president of the country's oldest party, Indian National Congress, after losing general elections earlier in May.
Thousands have lost their homes in the deluge, and some commentators aren’t taking ‘natural disaster’ as an answer.
While lawmakers wait to ratify the Draft Act, they must pay heed to international digital rights standards in the new Draft Law for the Personal Data Protection and Safeguarding
"Beijing would now be well aware that its policy on Hong Kong is not just about the city, but has greater implications for its "One China" dream."