25 November 2014
"Calm down, your excellency, an open mind makes more room for justice," Mansoor Al-Jamri tweeted at the minister of justice, who had criticized Al-Jamri's column about Bahrain's elections.
24 November 2014
Under the law, a person using digital media to “promote or attack the constitutional order” or “disrupt public peace” could face between one and five years behind bars.
"It is difficult to achieve peace when bullets are flying."
The speed and vigor with which Russia’s intelligentsia turned on Alexey Venediktov in such a short time would be nothing short of amazing, were it anything unusual in Moscow.
Forty-one people were injured during the magnitude 6.8 temblor, but no deaths were reported. Twitter users snapped photos of public transportation gone dark and disheveled supermarkets.
Chinese political cartoonist Biantailajiao, who now lives in Japan after being labeled a traitor in mainland press, says dictators have no sense of humour.
Over two decades' worth of state intrigue and corruption has forced Kyrgyz citizens to be cynical about anything the government wants them to do, especially if it involves submitting fingerprints.
23 November 2014
Environmental activist suffers serious injuries after an armed assault by the Spanish Navy on a Greenpeace boat protesting oil exploration in Spain's Canary Islands.
22 November 2014
Nineteen representatives of the Serbian National Assembly filed a proposal for a new law that would guarantee Serbian citizens freedom from fear. While freedom from fear is allegedly a right...
On the eve of her country's presidential elections, one Tunisian expatriate suspects politics are at the root of at a rule-change by the electoral authority that prevents her from voting.