The lynching of a 23-year-old university student accused of blasphemy in Pakistan drew international condemnation in April. But pro-democracy and human rights activists say Mashal Khan's killing is part of a much bigger problem.
In the middle of graduation season, a free speech debate is playing out online — and on campus — at New England's largest university. Racially charged tweets from an incoming Boston University professor are raising questions about whether academics in the public eye should have the right to share their private opinions on social media.
An award given to French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo exploded into controversy this month, with high-profile critics saying the magazine stokes anti-Muslim sentiment in France. But the award went ahead, and the magazine's editor says his team is actually a force for anti-racism.
As the market for movies and entertainment grows in China, both American and Chinese productions face difficult questions when it comes to Chinese government censorship. But figuring out if things are getting better or worse is harder than it appears.
The Israeli parliament is considering a law that would criminalize the use of the word 'Nazi' in most cases. It turns out that some Israeli Jews use references to Nazis and the Holocaust as insults directed at their own fellow Jews.
The culture in Qatar hasn't allowed them to accept the idea of journalism. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Northwestern University in Qatar journalism student Yara Darwish. He says Qatar is a very private society where many do not understand the news.
An Iranian film director who's imprisoned in Iran made a symbolic appearance at the Berlin Film Festival. Other Iranian film makers showcased his work and spoke about the struggles to make films in Iran in these. Susan Stone reports from Berlin.
The signature work of the British graffiti artist known as Banksy is showing up in Los Angeles. He's rumored to be in town for the Oscars. Anchor Lisa Mullins has more on what kind of mischief the mysterious artist has been causing.
Megan Williams reports from Tunisia where the protesters who toppled the country's president continue to protest. Their goal is to ensure that new elections are held and that all members of the former regime leave power.