Keiko Tsuyama talks about her career reporting on America and why people should be paying attention to the US military base planned for Japan’s Henoko and Oura Bay.
Keiko Tsuyama Is Breaking the Odds as a Japanese Journalist Covering the United States

Keiko Tsuyama talks about her career reporting on America and why people should be paying attention to the US military base planned for Japan’s Henoko and Oura Bay.

Keiko Tsuyama Is Breaking the Odds as a Japanese Journalist Covering the United States


St. Petersburg’s LGBT community is certain Katya Khomenko’s career as a gay tango instructor played a role in her murder.

Ekaterina Khomenko, a 29-year-old queer tango teacher, was found in her car early on September 7 with a four-inch gash across her throat. The engine was still running when a street cleaner chanced on her vehicle. Police, who initially entertained the theory that Khomenko may have killed herself, are now treating her death as a murder. Early reports in local newspapers made no mention of Khomenko’s ties to the LGBT community.
Queer Tango Instructor Murdered in St. Petersburg, Throat Slashed

St. Petersburg’s LGBT community is certain Katya Khomenko’s career as a gay tango instructor played a role in her murder.

Ekaterina Khomenko, a 29-year-old queer tango teacher, was found in her car early on September 7 with a four-inch gash across her throat. The engine was still running when a street cleaner chanced on her vehicle. Police, who initially entertained the theory that Khomenko may have killed herself, are now treating her death as a murder. Early reports in local newspapers made no mention of Khomenko’s ties to the LGBT community.

Queer Tango Instructor Murdered in St. Petersburg, Throat Slashed

In the second installment in our “right to be forgotten” series, Felix Treguer explains how the new EU rules affect corporations like Google — and their impact on the public.
Right to Be Forgotten: With Free Expression Under Threat, Europe Needs a ‘Marco Civil Moment’

In the second installment in our “right to be forgotten” series, Felix Treguer explains how the new EU rules affect corporations like Google — and their impact on the public.

Right to Be Forgotten: With Free Expression Under Threat, Europe Needs a ‘Marco Civil Moment’

The Internet army of the “Islamic State,” having lost some of its battles in the West, is now allegedly recruiting and fundraising on the Russian social network VKontakte.
Russia Cracks Down on Internet Free Speech, Except When It’s ISIS

The Internet army of the “Islamic State,” having lost some of its battles in the West, is now allegedly recruiting and fundraising on the Russian social network VKontakte.

Russia Cracks Down on Internet Free Speech, Except When It’s ISIS

The female team of Bogotá Humana, that will take part on the 19 edition of the Giro di Toscana, presented a singular red and yellow uniform that from the waist to the groin has a beige-colored strip with female private parts drawn on it.
Colombian Female Cyclist Uniform Sparks Social Networks

The female team of Bogotá Humana, that will take part on the 19 edition of the Giro di Toscana, presented a singular red and yellow uniform that from the waist to the groin has a beige-colored strip with female private parts drawn on it.

Colombian Female Cyclist Uniform Sparks Social Networks

A Fleet of Life-Size Paper Boats Is Sailing Down the Hudson River to Protest Climate Change


For Lacalle Pou’s next campaign: he performs the flag while children ask questions about the future of the country.

A photo of National Party presidential candidate Luis Lacalle Pou performing the acrobatic movement known as the human flag in Cardona city, Soriano has sparked controversy in Uruguay ahead of elections at the end of October.
A Uruguayan Politician Is Performing Feats of Strength in the Race for Presidency

For Lacalle Pou’s next campaign: he performs the flag while children ask questions about the future of the country.

A photo of National Party presidential candidate Luis Lacalle Pou performing the acrobatic movement known as the human flag in Cardona city, Soriano has sparked controversy in Uruguay ahead of elections at the end of October.

A Uruguayan Politician Is Performing Feats of Strength in the Race for Presidency


Platforms struggle with tensions between censorship and security, a Chinese man sues his ISP over web blocking, and US Internet groups mimic the “site loading” button to promote net neutrality.

Iran: News sites without a license will be blocked
Indian student arrested for “disrespecting” the national anthem
German surveillance tech companies are selling most of their products under the table
Citizen sues China Unicom over blocked Google services
Russia to set up its own Internet?
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Netizen Report: Social Media Sites Grapple with Pressure to Censor ISIS Content

Platforms struggle with tensions between censorship and security, a Chinese man sues his ISP over web blocking, and US Internet groups mimic the “site loading” button to promote net neutrality.

  • Iran: News sites without a license will be blocked
  • Indian student arrested for “disrespecting” the national anthem
  • German surveillance tech companies are selling most of their products under the table
  • Citizen sues China Unicom over blocked Google services
  • Russia to set up its own Internet?

And more from our latest 

Netizen Report: Social Media Sites Grapple with Pressure to Censor ISIS Content


People of Abongomola mobilized by Joel Obwolo, a community based journalist and reporter of Radio Wa 89.8 FM shared an insightful illustration of what democracy and good governance means to the ordinary citizen.

What does the community think about the state of Ugandan democracy? Following field research conducted by the RV grantee project Common Community, the team will now begin to write the script for the audio podcast soap to explore those issues.
The Community’s Questions Will Be the Foundation of our Radio Soap

People of Abongomola mobilized by Joel Obwolo, a community based journalist and reporter of Radio Wa 89.8 FM shared an insightful illustration of what democracy and good governance means to the ordinary citizen.

What does the community think about the state of Ugandan democracy? Following field research conducted by the RV grantee project Common Community, the team will now begin to write the script for the audio podcast soap to explore those issues.

The Community’s Questions Will Be the Foundation of our Radio Soap

The Politics of “Pretty” in Jamaica

"The issue is that there is an idea in Jamaica of who is beautiful and who isn’t…that this idea of beauty is, to a large extent, a racially constructed one."

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