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18 January 2014

Stories from 18 January 2014

Peru and Chile Await The Hague's Decision on Maritime Border Dispute

On January 27, the International Court of Justice in The Hague will make public its judgment in respect of the maritime border dispute between Peru and Chile.

Yemeni Activist Receives Death Threat on Facebook

Prominent Yemeni political activist and journalist Hani Al-Junid received a death threat on Facebook. The threat, by an anonymous person, warned that Al-Junid's "termination" was soon.

Lebanese Blogger Spoofs Study on Middle Eastern Women's Clothing

Egyptian Blogger Nawara Negm Calls it Quits

Hong Kong: An Outraging Elementary School Entry Examination Question

Chinese Rock Star Cui Jian Refuses to Sing Under Censorship

Rocker Cui Jian, whose song “Nothing to My Name” became an anthem for Tiananmen Square protesters, won't perform at China’s spring gala if required to censor his lyrics.

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back for China's Stock Market Reforms

After only two weeks of letting market forces set companies' initial public offerings, China's stock market authorities rolled back some of their reforms.

INFOGRAPHIC: The New Anti-Democratic Laws of Ukraine

Blogger and Commando Argue Russian Terrorism

RuNet Echo

As the Sochi Olympics approach, some bloggers argue about who is behind terrorist attacks, most of which take place in the part of Russia closest to the games.

Suriname Gets “An Eye For Art”

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