“Parental pin”: the Spanish fa...

Feb 25, 2020 by

The Spanish political party Vox is demanding the right to prevent their children from being educated about feminism, equality or...

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Chinese censorship demonstrate...

Feb 24, 2020 by

The website of Tencent Dajia and its WeChat public account disappeared from the internet Tencent Dajia, (also called We Tencent ...

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Chinese patriots retaliate onl...

Feb 10, 2020 by

To China’s dismay, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen commented on the incident by defending the country’s tradition of...

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Protests, internet shutdowns a...

Dec 27, 2019 by

Overall, our coverage in the past 12 months highlighted stories of protests and internet shutdowns from across the region. A roundup...

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New documentary charts the RuN...

Dec 23, 2019 by

Twenty-five years on, Andrey Loshak’s documentary series examines the ups and downs of Russia’s internet, from its...

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Hong Kong protest artwork: Yel...

Dec 9, 2019 by

“The exhibition ‘Yellow Objects’ is a mockery of the brutal and ruthless authority that refers to human being as...

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Parody song remembers Eastern ...

Dec 5, 2019 by

Historians say that, without the help of Eastern European soldiers, Britain would not have beaten Nazi Germany. Collage of portrait...

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Melanesian journalists decry g...

Nov 29, 2019 by

“Melanesian governments cannot pay lip service to international conventions and commitments to democratic freedoms and in the...

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Explainer: How a U.S. Act on h...

Nov 25, 2019 by

Hong Kong protesters want the U.S government to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act; the American flags has been...

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Tashkent theatre offers window...

Nov 24, 2019 by

Of all the Japanese interned for forced labour by the Soviet Union after the end of the war, about 25,000 were taken to Uzbekistan....

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Disinformation and hate speech...

Nov 21, 2019 by

“If you say ‘I would put migrants up against the wall and shoot them,’ a court will not prosecute you.”...

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What the door knockers in Colo...

Nov 11, 2019 by

Add beautiful door knockers to your list of reasons to visit Cartagena de Indias in Colombia. In the colonial times, door knockers...

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Amidst denial, Pakistan’s smog...

Nov 10, 2019 by

“Living in this city is literally impossible.” By Quratulain Tejani – In the first week of November 2019, several South Asian...

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Australians respond to media c...

Oct 30, 2019 by

Mixed reactions to the Australian media’s #righttoknow campaign range from broad community support to denial by government...

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From camps to prisons: Xinjian...

Oct 28, 2019 by

Victims database shows 89% were sentenced to 5 years or longer By Gene Bunin – Just a little over a decade ago, the facility on...

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How Ethiopia’s ruling coalitio...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Mis- and disinformation online fuels pre-election suspicions in Ethiopia By Endalk – A deep split that exists within Ethiopia’s...

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Colombian farmers use agroecol...

Oct 17, 2019 by

By Andrew J. Wight – Farmer Carlos Osorio checks up on the kitchen garden at his produce store and restaurant in La Hojarasca,...

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South Park creators mock the N...

Oct 14, 2019 by

‘the boys realize that they can’t betray their ideal’ One single tweet about Hong Kong demonstrations is able to...

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A burqa controversy in Khyber ...

Oct 9, 2019 by

Can Islamic veils protect school girls from any ‘unethical incident’? A shuttlecock burqa is the most concealing of all Islamic...

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Press freedom watchdog dismiss...

Sep 30, 2019 by

Ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People Republic of China, the Chinese State Council Information Office issued a white paper on...

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