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9 February 2013

Stories from 9 February 2013

Colombia: Shots Continue to Ring Out in Medellín

The city of Medellin is facing a difficult public order situation. The most mentioned area is Comuna 13, with several nocturnal clashes on the first weekend of February.

Hong Kong Activist Jailed for Burning Chinese Flag

A Hong Kong activist was sentenced to nine months in prison on Thursday for burning and defacing the Chinese flag and the Hong Kong flag during two separate demonstrations against...

Philippines: Human Rights Watch 2012 Report

Vietnam: Web Filtering Data

Malaysians to Psy: “Don't Perform for Corrupt Ruling Party”

Global pop sensation Psy has been invited to perform at an event in Malaysia hosted by Prime Minister Najib Razak and the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, but instead of being...

Southern Brazil Marches in Memory of Nightclub Fire Victims

A week after more than 230 young people lost their lives in a horrific nightclub fire in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, thousands gathered across the southern state...

The Bobs 2013: Now in Ukrainian, Too!

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