Stories from December, 2020
The videos discuss the role of young internet users in combatting disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic.
Belarus faces a stalemate: protesters cannot take power by force, the authorities cannot disperse them by force. But in the long term, Alyaksandr Lukashenka's rule looks precarious.
Critics fear the new tax--the Mobile Device Registry--will reverse the trend of growth in mobile device usage and threaten freedom of expression in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
For our world and the faiths we have, hasn't this Christmas been like all others—painful, often sordid, sometimes deadly?
The Czech government has launched a new communication campaign aimed at overcoming the population's fear or suspicion of vaccination.
UN Security Council ended specific reporting on Burundi after several months of a new government, but human rights monitors remain concerned.
Hathloul, a symbol of Saudi political prisoners, was sentenced after a three-year pre-trial detention and a rushed trial that overlooked her claim of being tortured, drawing global outcry against Riyadh.
Months after the implementation of the lockdown order, the Rwandan government has been mute over citizens' demand for food relief support. Is it time to reconsider its governance model?
In Slavyansk, one podcaster is attempting to refocus outsiders' perspectives of eastern Ukraine — for Nika Perepelitsa, it is not simply the site of tragedies, but also of diverse cultural possibilities.
The House of Wonders collapse left many wondering about the fate of Zanzibar's cultural heritage.
"This is what happens when we have leaders who consent and encourage such behavior from policemen."
A Chinese online TV outlet had to pixelate its variety show's Christmas setting as the political campaign to boycott foreign festivals gained momentum.
The year 2020 began with the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan. Throughout the year, COVID-19 was the most discussed topic on the Chinese social media.
COVID-19 was at the top of the news cycle this year. In the Caribbean, the pandemic exacerbated already existing issues, but also allowed regional netizens to reimagine their collective future.
Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing camp is revolting against Chief Executive Carrie Lam, using the city’s failure to contain the COVID-19 outbreak as the pretext.
The explosive report by a Brussels-based Non-Governmental Organisation has unleashed a new war of narratives between India and Pakistan.
Why would someone who claimed to defend secular, enlightened values invest France's institutional political capital with a figure who symbolized everything that is backward and racist about Serbian society?
"We were forced to turn our backs for one hour while evidence was being planted."
The world's highest mountain has grown by 86 centimeters, according to a survey carried out jointly by Nepal and China.
密 (mitsu), in some cases, means "close, crowded, or confined."
The Urgent Consideration Law marks a turning point in Uruguay's changing political landscape.