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7 April 2014

Stories from 7 April 2014

Inmate at Greece's Infamous Korydallos Prison Commits Suicide

Prisoners have used Twitter to publicize the conditions at the prison, so horrible that a prosecutor once refused to enter and inspect the hospital ward because she “has family”.

Spies Like US: “Fake Twitter” Violated Cubans’ Privacy Rights

The Bridge

The USAID-created "Cuban Twitter" revealed last week in an AP report stemmed from a shortsighted and condescending idea about what happens when repressed populations get their hands on communications technologies.

“It's a Girl”: Campaign Against infanticide Feminicide in India and China

Global Voices Meetup in Lagos, Nigeria

Global Voices Meetups are back in 2014! Our first gathering of the new year will be in Lagos, Nigeria on April 17, 2014. Find out how to sign up.

5 Fascinating Facts About the Leatherback Turtle

Nesting season is here. Learn a few facts about this sea turtle, which returns to the beaches of Puerto Rico each year to lay its eggs.

Why Rwanda Accuses France of Aiding 1994 Genocide

Your Guide to India's 2014 General Elections

About 814.5 million voters will be voting in nine phases in the world's largest elections, starting April 7.

India General Election 2014: Branding of Candidates Via Social Media

A Kibera Love Story

Friedrich Ebert Foundation Publishes Report on the Use of Social Media in Cameroon

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