After being detained for 80 days by the Chinese Government, artist Ai Weiwei was released on bail. The government cites economic crimes for his detention, such as evading taxes and destroying documents.
One year ago, Somali terrorists stormed an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, leading to an armed siege that lasted four days and killed 67 people. Now, at the first anniversary of the attack, Kenyans are demanding more accountability from the country's police and army for their response.
Kenya's tourism industry was just starting to recover from last year's attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi. Now it's Ebola that's scaring people away — even though the country is nowhere near the outbreak in West Africa.
In China, to question the government is to invite trouble. But in a digital media world, the ability to do that is easier than ever. That means those who are so inclined need to find a way to do it without getting in trouble and more often than not that means turning to humor.
When the US decided to take Abu Anas al-Liby into custody, they swept into Libya and grabbed him. Officially, Libyan leaders say they didn't know in advance and want an explanation for this violation of their sovereignty. But should the US be in the business of going into other countries and getting suspected terrorists?