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6 March 2015
As a four-year-long wiretapping scandal unravels in Macedonia, online users draw attention to the lack of media coverage and the history of the characters behind the story.
5 March 2015
The alleged images show a young man sitting on the ground, wearing only underwear, as soldiers—apparently high-ranking members of the Armed Forces of São Tomé and Príncipe—beat him mercilessly.
3 March 2015
2 March 2015
"Go Rubén Castro! It wasn't your fault. She was a whore. You did good!"
Since the beginning of 2015, more than 80 people have been killed in four attacks on Shia mosques in three different cities of Pakistan.
1 March 2015
Social perceptions of gender differences and inequalities often result in gender-based violence. Most figures deal with violence against women, but what does violence look like when the victims are men?
28 February 2015
Iran's Minister of Information and Communication Technologies told Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency that he urges all state employees and ordinary Iranians to rely on their landlines for most communications.
27 February 2015
A human rights lawyer who has defended clients ranging from Ai Weiwei to communist party officials, Pu Zhiqiang is now facing criminal charges over his postings on Weibo.
I close the windows of my car, and think of buying a fire extinguisher. [Then], if a bomb is thrown inside my car, I'd be able to douse the fire.