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28 April 2015
In an attempt to shut down a handful of pro-Russian websites, Ukraine's Security Service seized servers from one of the country's largest hosting providers, taking down thousands of innocent websites.
27 April 2015
Multiple Twitter accounts were created on the same day, sometimes within hours of each other. This trend, typical for automated bot networks, was evident throughout Alexander's pro-Kremlin bot sample.
More than 1,000 activists and leaders from various civil society organizations across Southeast Asia declared their position on human rights and growing economic inequality.
26 April 2015
According to some analysts, these protests are different from demonstrations against "corruption as usual," and could lead to an institutional crisis, early elections, or even a coup.
24 April 2015
After Alexander's bot network analysis garnered massive attention from Russian media and social networks, he now addresses some of the skepticism about the bot networks and their provenance.
The Minister of Health's tirade against a women's rights activist raises questions about gender equality, human rights and the political status quo in Guyana.
23 April 2015
'Anonymous International' continues to leak confidential government correspondence in Russia, while the group's methods and motivations remain shrouded in mystery.
22 April 2015
An investigative report debunks the Mexican government's version of a shooting in January. "Friendly fire" among civilians didn't leave 16 people dead. Federal police firing into a downtown plaza did.
In Africa, opinions are divided on the Mauritanian film "Timbuktu." Some love it, others think external factors are the reason for its success.
Since ISIS beheaded several Ethiopian Christians in Libya last weekend, Ethiopians have demonstrated against the government's silence about two victims now identified.