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22 April 2014

Stories from 22 April 2014

Chile: “Strength Built with Hands”

Verifying Social Media Content, and Other Tales from Nigeria's First #GVMeetUp

Many people on the Internet spread falsehoods without meaning to do so, not understanding how information appears or how they accidentally take part in spreading misinformation.

French Newspaper Publishes Chart on What Nationalities Commit Crimes

Who Benefits from Trafficking Women from Madagascar to the Middle East?

‘Vote No’ Campaign Urges South Africans to Shun Big Political Parties

A group of politicians launched "Wake Up! We Are Fed up!" on April 15, 2014 ahead of elections in May.

Iran’s New Wave of Women Fashion Designers

For years, Iran's young women preferred foreign, mostly western clothing brands. That's starting to change.

Tweet Against García Márquez Generates Outrage in Colombia

A Colombian congresswoman's tweet referencing the recently deceased Gabriel Garcia Marquez stirred up commotion a few hours after the Colombian laureate passed away.

Guyana: The Walter Rodney Enquiry

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