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17 April 2015
She was sentenced to seven years in prison. Observers believe the "state secrets" refer to a Chinese Communist Party directive that lists "seven speak-nots" for university professors, including press freedom.
16 April 2015
On National Day of Memory and Solidarity with Victims of the Armed Conflict, Colombians turn out in droves to march for peace, a goal that overcomes traditional differences.
"We believe that Mary Jane was a victim of large drug syndicates who take advantage of the unawareness, vulnerability and desperation of our people."
14 April 2015
Journalists and photographers Roberto Pizzato and Nicola Zolin offer a glimpse behind the scenes of the "New University" movement's two-month student occupation at the University of Amsterdam.
11 April 2015
"This latest curtailment of freedom of expression further restricts public discourse and will create a void in Malaysian social media and a deafening silence in news forums."
While those from the right and left squabbled online, a third group of leftist Brazilians criticized the protests as well as Brazil's current left-wing government.
10 April 2015
6 April 2015
After photos of public prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz with a gun pointed to his head began circulating on Twitter, hundreds of news sites and social networks were blocked.
2 April 2015
True art doesn't need a caption nor an explanation. Check out those six selected cartoons by brave Syrian cartoonists who dare mock Assad.