Stories from 2 May 2022
Brazilian artists campaign to mobilize youth to vote in upcoming elections
A campaign led by Brazilian celebrities is trying to reverse the drop in registered voters ages 16 to 18 over the last decade, and highlights the importance of voting in presidential elections in October 2022.
Andrey Zakharov, BBC News Russian: For eight years, propaganda has been preparing people to support the war in Ukraine
In his opinion, Russia has lost the information war abroad, even though many Russian citizens support the regime.
Disappearing playgrounds in Dhaka: Where will the children play?
A recent protest to save an open space used as a playground for children in a Dhaka neighbourhood reminds us that playgrounds are vanishing in megacities like Dhaka.
Podcast: Meet some of the activists working to revitalize their languages
Travel to India, Nigeria and Mexico in this week's episode.
Malaysian writer faces blasphemy probe for Facebook post
"Uthaya Sankar SB’s arrest for his social media post highlights the limits of free expression in Malaysia on issues such as religion."