Stories from 5 August 2014
A 72-hour ceasefire started today after 30 days of an Israeli invasion of Gaza, which was met by Hamas rockets. Here's a tally of the damage in charts.
The Russian government is inviting bloggers to share something every Internet user learns never to divulge: their logins and passwords.
Once Russia's most independent news portals, Lenta.ru and Gazeta.ru will now host video content from state-run television.
Naomi Wolf and her growing 79,000 followers are curating and verifying content as well as sifting through the propaganda and media bias on Gaza.
An anonymous group of young people climbed atop the U.S. embassy in Moscow and hung a banner mocking the American President on his 53rd birthday. Was the sign racist?
Fifty days and counting since Global Voices' Alexander Sodiqov was arrested by authorities in Khorog, Tajikistan. Sodiqov has been released but not acquitted. Here, another Tajik blogger defends his name.
Dr. Mahathir Mohamad says Web platforms and services are worse for online freedom than government regulation...and that the Malaysian government needs to start censoring the Web.
People in Trinidad and Tobago have been showing their support for the Palestinian people through demonstrations on and offline.
Quechua does not enjoy much official support in Peru, its country of origin, but new generations are using technology to learn and disseminate the languages belonging to this family.