Independent bloggers and journalists fear repercussions for freedom of expression
Alexander Gabyshev is walking to Moscow in a journey to save Russia from Putin, who he believes will leave the country in ruin.
After a boy and his grandmother traveling from DR Congo into Uganda die from Ebola, these cases confirm fears that the Ebola virus could spread from DR Congo to Uganda, due to frequent, informal and porous cross-border migration.
In Venezuela, the new "Fatherland Card" was introduced as a way to streamline the state-administered distribution of food. But many fear it may be part of a biometric ID system that could determine which citizens have access to basic services based on their political allegiances.
Christmas is approaching but instead of feeling joyful, many in mainland China have expressed frustration over China's ideological campaign against Christmas as a Western festival.
The conflict over the disputed region erupted as the Soviet Union collapsed, and still simmers today. For two months now, approximately 100 mothers of soldiers who died during the Nagorno-Karabakh war have been going from one state institution to another, in search of compensation promised to them by the state.
The Dec. 5 release of 42 testimonies collected by China Change, a Chinese human rights advocacy site, details the ordeals of hundreds of Twitter users who have been detained and interrogated by national security police officers since September 2018.
US tech giant Google has been accused of over-complying with censorship requests from the Russian government, such as removing YouTube videos posted by an opposition figure and a controversial rapper.
Indonesia's Supreme Court sentenced Baiq Nuril Makmun to 6 months in prison for documenting her abuser. But public outrage over the verdict has forced the office of the attorney general to temporarily suspend her imprisonment.
Tanzania’s stigmatization of sexual minorities along with repression of media and political space have caused its relationship with the world to deteriorate.