Stories from 1 March 2022
Research reveals Serbian media outlets’ bias in 2021: Positive on Russia and China, negative on the EU and US
TV viewers on the national frequency were offered the black and white image of the “evil West” and “friendly East”
Undertones: Taliban narratives about Afghan women
Dozens of Afghan women have publicly protested the Taliban’s gradual and systematic erasure of women from the public sphere since their return to power in August 2021.
Trinidad and Tobago gets a transgender senator for a day, but a series of tweets turns congratulations into chaos
Jowelle De Souza became the first openly transgender woman in Trinidad and Tobago's parliament when she was appointed as a temporary senator, but ill-timed tweets soon overshadowed public support.
West Indies cricket's super spin bowler, Sonny Ramadhin, dies at 92
With his expert spin bowling, Ramdhin — along with fellow spinner Alf Valentine and the powerful batting of the legendary “three Ws” — helped achieve the West Indies’ first win against England.
How is Southeast Asia reacting to the invasion of Ukraine?
While the ASEAN block referenced the “conflict in the West” and called for de-escalation, many Southeast Asian leaders are choosing to stay silent and sidestep any direct references to Russia.
Well known Iranian blogger Hossein Ronaghi goes on hunger strike after his abduction by authorities
Security forces took the blogger away in a raid, without informing his family of charges or his whereabouts. He later appeared in the notorious Evin prison where he was held in 2010.
Turkey is cautious in Ukraine-Russia war
Ukraine called on Turkey to close its straits to Russian warships, as Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24.