Stories from 3 May 2014
Join the campaign to free nine bloggers and journalists detained in Ethiopia: Write a letter, sign a statement, or organize an event in your city!
Fan fiction websites and others that “distorted mainstream values in the society” have been shut down as part of China's “Cleaning the Web 2014” campaign.
In La Brea, Trinidad, a fishing community continues to feel the impact of an allegedly cleaned-up oil spill that occurred over four months ago.
Public urination is a problem in India, and efforts to solve the issue haven't had much impact. Enter the Pissing Tanker.
A law that prohibits kids from playing online games at night was declared constitutional. How will it affect the game industry, students' rights and net freedom?
"Wherever I look in Syria, I come across crazy stories of love, brave as a rose stubbornly growing, despite the weeds and thorns trying to suffocate it," writes Marcell Shehwaro.
Over thirty pro-Russian protesters died in a fire in the cheerful Black Sea port of Odessa on May 2.
The accused killer said he wanted to send a message about the evils of pedophilia. Some LGBT activists fear he might be hailed as a hero.