Herself a victim of cyberbullying, Lindsey Kukunda fights online violence against women in Uganda

Activist: Uganda’s anti-pornography law targets and prosecutes women Ugandan activist, Lindsey Kukunda. Image used with her permission. Women journalists, feminists, activists, and human rights defenders around the world are facing virtual harassment. In this series, global civil society alliance CIVICUS highlights the gendered nature of virtual harassment through the stories of women working to defend our democratic … Continue reading “Herself a victim of cyberbullying, Lindsey Kukunda fights online violence against women in Uganda”

St. Vincent’s La Soufrière explodes again on 42nd anniversary of last major eruption

‘Another day, another explosive eruption. We press on’The La Soufrière volcano crater in St. Vincent. Photo by Dave Brown on Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. At about 6:30 am (GMT-4) on April 13, La Soufrière, a stratovolcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, exploded once again after its most recent series of eruptions began on April 9. … Continue reading “St. Vincent’s La Soufrière explodes again on 42nd anniversary of last major eruption”

Digital discourse: How going online is keeping Kadazan and other indigenous languages alive in Borneo

Kadazan is considered an endangered language in Sabah, MalaysiaPhoto provided by Jeannet Stephen and used with permission. Editor’s note: From April 14-20, 2021, Jeannet Stephen will be hosting the @AsiaLangsOnline rotating Twitter account, which explores how technology can be used to revitalize Asian languages. Read more about the campaign here. When Jeannet Stephen was working on her graduate … Continue reading “Digital discourse: How going online is keeping Kadazan and other indigenous languages alive in Borneo”

Le féminisme pris au piège du discours transphobe

La lutte contre “la disparition” des femmes est devenue transphobePhoto et illustration de l’auteure, Láurel Miranda. [Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens mènent à des textes en espagnol, ndt.] Texte original de la journaliste trans Láurel Miranda sur son blog, reproduit avec son autorisation. Il a été publié dans le quotidien mexicain Milenio avant d’être … Continue reading “Le féminisme pris au piège du discours transphobe”

Sondage d’opinion dans les régions russe et ukrainienne du Donbass

L’analyse révèle manque de confiance et incertitude en l’avenirLa foule se dirige vers l’arrêt de bus au point de passage de la frontière à Mayorsk, dans la région de Donetsk, le 27 décembre 2016. Photo d’Anastasia Vlasova pour le PNUD Ukraine sur Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0). Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens renvoient vers des pages … Continue reading “Sondage d’opinion dans les régions russe et ukrainienne du Donbass”

Nepali migrant worker goes home after spending 40 years in the Indian prison system

From a Kolkata jail to his mother’s lap, after 4 decadesDurga Prasad Timsina with his mother. Screenshot from a video uploaded to YouTube by OnlineKhabar. Nepal’s Durga Prasad Timsina, also known as Dipak Jaisi, was released from the Dum Dum Central Correctional Home in Kolkata, India, 40 years after he was put in jail. The 61-year-old … Continue reading “Nepali migrant worker goes home after spending 40 years in the Indian prison system”

Une nouvelle attaque à Cabo Delgado au Mozambique fait des dizaines de morts et provoque l’évacuation de la ville

Depuis 2017, les attaques de l’État islamique ont fait plus de 2 000 morts Pont aux limites de Cabo Delgado, au nord du Mozambique, 4 août 2009. Photo de F. Mira via CC BY-SA 2.0. [Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens mènent vers des articles en portugais, ndt.] Une autre attaque a encore frappé la province … Continue reading “Une nouvelle attaque à Cabo Delgado au Mozambique fait des dizaines de morts et provoque l’évacuation de la ville”

The longer La Soufrière’s activity lasts, the more dire St. Vincent’s situation becomes

‘You really can’t take things for granted’Hardened lava flow from St. Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano, taken in 2009. Photo by Dave Brown on Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Three days after St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ La Soufrière erupted, activity at the volcano is still intense, with the lingering fallout affecting not only the country itself, … Continue reading “The longer La Soufrière’s activity lasts, the more dire St. Vincent’s situation becomes”

Ouganda : une panne sur les réseaux sociaux persiste, des semaines après les élections

Internet a été partiellement restauré lundi 18 janvier 2021L’affiche électorale du candidat d’opposition Bobi Wine dans les rues de Kampala, en Ouganda. Photo de James Propa, utilisée avec permission. L’article original a été publié le 30 janvier 2021. Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens de cet article renvoient vers des pages en anglais. L’Ouganda a … Continue reading “Ouganda : une panne sur les réseaux sociaux persiste, des semaines après les élections”

In Latin America, mental health can only be achieved through collective memory

Conflicts throughout history have an impact on mental healthPhoto from the museum “AMA y No Olvida” (“LOVE and Don’t Forget”), Museum of Memory against Impunity in Managua, Nicaragua, used with permission. The debate on mental health is very important in the Latin American region because of the entire history of socio-political conflicts, criminalized and persecuted … Continue reading “In Latin America, mental health can only be achieved through collective memory”

Jamaica’s spate of femicides raises perennial questions about the influence of dancehall music

Does art reflect life or the other way around?Photo by Marcela Laskoski on Unsplash On April 8, Jamaica Constabulary Force investigators searching for missing teacher Natalie Dawkins confirmed that they had found a body they believed was her. Dawkins was last seen by a neighbour on the night of March 30. Though police insist that … Continue reading “Jamaica’s spate of femicides raises perennial questions about the influence of dancehall music”

Should there be Shona-language versions of Google and social media sites? This Zimbawean technologist says yes

Blessing Kudzaishe Sibanda’s conducts machine learning research on the Shona languageTraditional dancers and drummers of Zimbabwe. Image by TJ Maposhere via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0). Editor’s note: From April 13-19 2021, Blessing Sibanda will be hosting the @DigiAfricanLang rotating Twitter account, which explores how technology can be used to revitalize African languages. Read more about … Continue reading “Should there be Shona-language versions of Google and social media sites? This Zimbawean technologist says yes”

Myanmar crackdown intensifies as air strikes lead to more killings and displacement

46 children have died during the protest crackdown and air strikesAnti-coup protesters hold a banner calling for the restoration of civilian rule in Myanmar. Photo by author. This article originally appeared on Medium and was written by a blogger who doesn’t wish to be identified. An edited version is published here. Note: This article contains … Continue reading “Myanmar crackdown intensifies as air strikes lead to more killings and displacement”

Une nouvelle attaque à Cabo Delgado au Mozambique fait des dizaines de morts et provoque l’évacuation de la ville

Depuis 2017, les attaques revendiquées par l’État islamique ont fait plus de 2 000 morts Pont aux limites de Cabo Delgado, au nord du Mozambique, 4 août 2009. Photo de F. Mira via CC BY-SA 2.0. [Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens mènent vers des articles en portugais, ndt.] Une autre attaque a encore frappé la … Continue reading “Une nouvelle attaque à Cabo Delgado au Mozambique fait des dizaines de morts et provoque l’évacuation de la ville”

Ten years after Bahrain’s failed ‘Spring’, political detainees are suffering

Overflowing prisons and substandard healthcare are putting prisoners’ lives at riskScreenshot from this tweet showing protests in Bahrain that call for the release of prisoners. Ten years after the Arab Spring-inspired protests erupted in Bahrain but failed to bring positive change, political detainees continue to suffer amidst worsening prison conditions and an outbreak of COVID-19 … Continue reading “Ten years after Bahrain’s failed ‘Spring’, political detainees are suffering”

Un militant numérique ghanéen demande plus de visibilité pour la langue dagbani

Trois millions de personnes parlent dagbani au GhanaSadik Shahadu, militant numérique ghanéen. Photo fournie par Sadik Shahadu et utilisée avec permission. [Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens renvoient vers des pages web en anglais.] Note de la rédaction : du 6 au 13 avril 2021, Sadik Shahadu est à la tête du compte Twitter @DigiAfricanLang, qui explore la manière dont … Continue reading “Un militant numérique ghanéen demande plus de visibilité pour la langue dagbani”

Le concours de l’Eurovision arrivera-t-il à faire changer d’avis la Russie sur les migrants d’Asie centrale?

Qui décide de l’essence d’une femme russe ethnique ?Capture d’écran de la chanson de Manizha, « Russian Woman », sur la chaîne YouTube du concours de l’Eurovision. Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens de cet article renvoient vers des pages en anglais. La Russie a nominé Manizha, une chanteuse d’origine tadjike, pour la représenter en … Continue reading “Le concours de l’Eurovision arrivera-t-il à faire changer d’avis la Russie sur les migrants d’Asie centrale?”

Hongkong Customs raids pro-democracy retail chain, sparking sympathy

AbouThai is a famous pro-democracy “yellow” shopLong queues outside AbouThai after Customs raid. Image from the Stand News. Use with permission. Hong Kong Customs deployed around 100 officers to raid and seize goods from retail chain, AbouThai, on 8 of April, citing a violation of the Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance for inadequate labelling on 14 … Continue reading “Hongkong Customs raids pro-democracy retail chain, sparking sympathy”

Serbian freelancers protest new taxation law that threatens to push thousands into poverty

Several rounds of negotiations between freelancers and government have failed.Protest of freelancers in Belgrade, April 8, 2021. Banners read “We refuse to relinquish our future!” and “Yes to Taxation ! No to Robbery!” Photo by Association of Internet Workers, used with permission. Around two thousand citizens of Serbia took to the streets of Belgrade on … Continue reading “Serbian freelancers protest new taxation law that threatens to push thousands into poverty”

Slander campaign threatens Serbian civil society and independent media

Leading independent organizations come under fire for holding politicians accountable.The team of CRTA (Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability), an independent, non- partisan civil society organization committed to developing democratic culture and civic activism in Serbia. Photo: CRTA, used with permission. This story was originally published by Meta.mk. An edited version is republished here under a content-sharing agreement between … Continue reading “Slander campaign threatens Serbian civil society and independent media”

‘Our homeland is where the money is’: pragmatic citizenship in Tajikistan

Thousands of Tajiks obtain Russian citizenship to support their families.Builders working on a site. Podolsky district, Moscow region. Photographic mission to Russian Federation, 22-29 September 2006. Image by Marcel Crozet / ILO. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. This article by Irna Hofman originally appeared on Open Democracy Russia on April 7, 2021, and is republished as part of … Continue reading “‘Our homeland is where the money is’: pragmatic citizenship in Tajikistan”

Macedonians race to buy ‘Euro 2020′ sticker album for local footballers’ collection

Macedonian footballers’ stickers in European champion sticker booklet is unprecedented.Pages with the national team of North Macedonia in the Euro 2020 sticker album. Photo: Emilija Buraliev, published with permission. This story was originally published by Meta.mk. An edited version is republished here via a content-sharing agreement between Global Voices and Metamorphosis Foundation. For the first time after the … Continue reading “Macedonians race to buy ‘Euro 2020′ sticker album for local footballers’ collection”

‘Explosive eruption confirmed’ at St. Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano

‘Plumes up to eight kilometers. Ash fall expected within five minutes’Photo of the Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent posted on the UWI Seismic Research Centre’s social media accounts. Seismic experts’ prediction that the consistent spewing and gurgling of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ La Soufrière volcano would culminate in an eruption has come to pass. … Continue reading “‘Explosive eruption confirmed’ at St. Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano”

En Namibie, un mouvement de jeunesse met la vieille garde politique au défi

Les disparités liées à la colonisation prévalent encore en NamibieLa Christ Church (ou Christuskirche), église luthérienne, est un monument historique à Windhoek, capitale de la République de Namibie. Image de Henning Supertramp, 9 décembre 2016 (CC BY 2.0) [Tous les liens mènent à des articles en anglais, ndlt.] Il y a un peu plus de six … Continue reading “En Namibie, un mouvement de jeunesse met la vieille garde politique au défi”

Kenyan activists intimidated as irked citizens stage online protest against IMF loans

Kenyans reject $2.34 billion loan for COVID-19 responseMr. Henry K. Rotich, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury speaking at the Governance Gap forum hosted by the World Bank Group in 2016. “100616_Governance Gap_MC Atrium” by World Bank Photo Collection is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Kenyans online have, for the last three days now, been holding online protests against … Continue reading “Kenyan activists intimidated as irked citizens stage online protest against IMF loans”

Avortement en Argentine : la lutte continue

Avortement légalisé : entre appels, suspensions et objections de conscienceCapture d’écran de France24/YouTube, d’une manifestation “pro-vie” le 29 novembre 2020. Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens dans cet article renvoient à des pages en espagnol.  Le 30 décembre 2020, l’Argentine a rejoint la courte liste de pays où l’avortement est un droit sans restriction de … Continue reading “Avortement en Argentine : la lutte continue”

Avortement en Argentine : la lutte continue

Avortement légalisé : entre appels, suspensions et objections de conscienceCapture d’écran de France24/YouTube, d’une manifestation “pro-vie” le 29 novembre 2020. Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens dans cet article renvoient à des pages en espagnol.  Le 30 décembre 2020, l’Argentine a rejoint la courte liste de pays où l’avortement est un droit sans restriction de … Continue reading “Avortement en Argentine : la lutte continue”

Residents prepare for possible evacuation as St. Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano heats up

Emergency management services say there’s a ‘substantial prospect of disaster’The volcano crater of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ La Soufrière in dormant times. Photo by Dave Brown, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. A disaster alert has been issued in St. Vincent and the Grenadines as a result of heightened activity in La Soufrière, a volcano in the … Continue reading “Residents prepare for possible evacuation as St. Vincent’s La Soufrière volcano heats up”

Women of colour endure discrimination in Austria’s gynecological care

Women with a migration background may be receiving wrong information about reproductionPhoto by CCNull, remixed by Global Voices (CC BY 2.0 DE) Abortion is legal in Austria within the first three months of pregnancy after consultation with a doctor. And every year, around 30,000 abortions are performed in Austria. Women of colour make up for more … Continue reading “Women of colour endure discrimination in Austria’s gynecological care”

Algerians’ speech freedoms strained by media laws passed under COVID-19 pretext

Alternative media platforms face shrinking horizons under new laws.Screenshot from France24 YouTube channel showing images of Hirak demonstrations in Algeria. Algeria has been in turmoil since early 2019. A popular anti-government street protest movement, called Hirak, gathered massive support across different ethnic and social segments of the society and is still ongoing. To this, the government … Continue reading “Algerians’ speech freedoms strained by media laws passed under COVID-19 pretext”

Le Bélarus exclu du concours de l’Eurovision 2021 pour des paroles controversées

Le concours de l’Eurovision connaît bien les controverses politiquesGalasy ZMesta, les candidats bélarusses à l’Eurovision 2021, ont été exclu du concours. Capture d’écran d’ATN sur YouTube. Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens de cet article renvoient vers des pages en anglais. Le Bélarus a été exclu du concours de l’Eurovision 2021, qui doit se tenir … Continue reading “Le Bélarus exclu du concours de l’Eurovision 2021 pour des paroles controversées”

Turkish university students ‘can’t breathe’ under police brutality

Students’ protests enter their four month against Erdogan-appointed university rector Screenshot from Cumhuriyet TV video capturing the detentions and police intervention, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejuGDnQHZfc Protests at one of Turkey’s most well-known institutions Boğaziçi University, continue well into the fourth month, triggered by the appointment of a new unelected rector Melih Bulu. Bulu, who took office on January 1, has … Continue reading “Turkish university students ‘can’t breathe’ under police brutality”

Un militant sud-africain des bidonvilles remporte le prix Per Anger 2021

Sibusiso Innocent Zikode défend les sans-abrisS’bu Zikode, co-fondateur du mouvement Abahlali baseMjondolo s’exprimant au Poverty Scholars Program: Poverty Initiative Strategic Dialogue, 13 novembre 2010. Image de Michael Premo , ( CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 ). [Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens mènent vers des sites en anglais] Le militant sud-africain des droits humains Sibusiso (S’bu) Innocent Zikode a … Continue reading “Un militant sud-africain des bidonvilles remporte le prix Per Anger 2021”

WATCH/LISTEN: Breaking the taboo on abortion

Last December, the world’s eyes were riveted on Argentina as abortion was legalized in that country. But to what extent are girls and women being forced to become mothers in other parts of the world? Watch or listen to this edition of Global Voices Insights (originally live-streamed on April 7), in which our Latin America … Continue reading “WATCH/LISTEN: Breaking the taboo on abortion”

For stateless and scattered Tibetans, a new online tool helps voters make an informed choice

‘Smartvote Tibet’ attempts to fill gaps for a nascent democracy Screenshot from a SmartVoteTibet channel YouTube video encouraging Tibetans living in exile to participate in the upcoming Tibetan elections. For Tibetans, a nation that remains stateless and scattered around the globe, and is yet committed to a democratic process for electing its representatives, cyberspace is … Continue reading “For stateless and scattered Tibetans, a new online tool helps voters make an informed choice”

Aggravation de la répression marocaine à l’encontre des activistes du Sahara occidental

Souveraineté de Rabat : des violences à craindre dans la régionCapture d’écran d’une vidéo [ar] postée sur Twitter par le représentant du Front Polisario auprès de l’UE, faisant apparaître la militante Soltana sahraouie après son agression par la police marocaine.Durant les derniers mois, les violations [en] des droits humains se sont intensifiées dans la région du Sahara … Continue reading “Aggravation de la répression marocaine à l’encontre des activistes du Sahara occidental”

Income, age and obesity: South Asia’s advantages in the COVID-19 pandemic

‘One of those very rare things, a bonus from poverty’Image by soumen82hazra, under license from Pixabay  Since the beginning of the pandemic of COVID-19, all major media, but especially those of the Western nations, have postulated accelerating disaster for South Asia. Poverty, lack of public medical facilities, lower levels of adult literacy, and lesser amounts … Continue reading “Income, age and obesity: South Asia’s advantages in the COVID-19 pandemic”

Ukraine : une fonctionnaire démissionne à cause d’un post Facebook sur les sextoys

La sexualité reste un sujet tabou chez certain·e·s internautes ukrainien·ne·s.Anzhela Yeremenko, ancienne assistante à la Commission électorale centrale d’Ukraine et auteure du blog Bad Mama. Photo issue de Facebook. [Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens de cet article renvoient vers des pages en ukrainien, ndlt]. Anzhela Yeremenko qui occupait jusqu’à présent un poste d’assistante à … Continue reading “Ukraine : une fonctionnaire démissionne à cause d’un post Facebook sur les sextoys”

L’occasion manquée de la Gambie pour la réforme des droits numériques

Des voix ont fait part de leurs inquiétudesBoutique de téléphonie mobile en Gambie, 7 décembre 2005. Photo de NicholBrummer via Flickr CC BY 2.0. [Sauf mention contraire, tous les articles renvoient vers des pages en anglais] En Gambie, les médias sociaux sont devenus un guichet unique permettant aux citoyens de s’exprimer et de recevoir des … Continue reading “L’occasion manquée de la Gambie pour la réforme des droits numériques”

En Amérique latine, seul l’exercice de la mémoire collective peut préserver la santé mentale

Les conflits historiques ont un impact sur la santé mentaleAvec l’autorisation du musée virtuel « AMA Y NO OLVIDA » (en français : Aime et n’oublie jamais), musée de la mémoire contre l’impunité, qui a vu le jour à Managua au Nicaragua. Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens de cet article renvoient vers des pages en espagnol. … Continue reading “En Amérique latine, seul l’exercice de la mémoire collective peut préserver la santé mentale”

China’s support for Xinjiang-made cotton unleashes fierce patriotism and questions the moral position of Western brands

Online patriots have waged a war on foreign fashion brandsIllustration describing the boycott of Xinjiang cotton by political cartoonist Badiucao, used with permission. In recent years, China has witnessed waves of patriotism that have extended to the economy. Today, several foreign brands are being targeted in a fierce boycotting campaign over their decision to suspend … Continue reading “China’s support for Xinjiang-made cotton unleashes fierce patriotism and questions the moral position of Western brands”

Jamaicans agonise, politicians seek solutions after another young woman is killed

Her death is one of many femicides, all high-profile, all unsolvedJamaica’s ‘Clothesline Project’ was part of 2016’s 16 Days of Activism, symbolising the hanging of ‘dirty laundry’ in public to advocate for an end to violence against women and girls. Photo by UN Women/Khristina Godfrey, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Jamaicans are anxious. Over 600 people have … Continue reading “Jamaicans agonise, politicians seek solutions after another young woman is killed”

Un youtubeur patriote chinois s’excuse après avoir critiqué la propagande et la corruption

Les parcelles du village n’ont pas été distribuées. Le système est corrompu !Zheng Guocheng, le youtubeur patriote chinois. Capture d’écran de la plateforme YouTube. Ce post a été initialement publié en chinois le 19 mars 2021 sur la plateforme hongkongaise CitizenNews. Global Voices en publie ici une version remaniée dans le cadre d’un accord de partage de … Continue reading “Un youtubeur patriote chinois s’excuse après avoir critiqué la propagande et la corruption”

Thierry Henry quits social media and calls for platforms to act against racist online attacks

French football legend: ‘There HAS to be some accountability.’ “Thierry Henry” by Dan Dickinson is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 On March 26, French football legend and recently retired coach of CF Montreal, Thierry Henry, quit all social media platforms in a bold statement against online racism. Talking directly to his combined 14.8 million followers on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram before … Continue reading “Thierry Henry quits social media and calls for platforms to act against racist online attacks”

Tour du monde de la Journée internationale des femmes de 2021

Malgré le COVID-19, de nombreuses personnes ont manifesté dans les rues« La prochaine c’est moi ». Une action performative de @vibramujer [es] et de l’artiste visuelle Julia Bronstein, inspirée du projet @insideoutproject [en] de Jean René [plus connu sous le pseudonyme JR, ndlt]. 8 mars 2021, manifestation à Buenos Aires, Argentine. Photo par Romina Navarro, co-auteure de cet article.La Journée … Continue reading “Tour du monde de la Journée internationale des femmes de 2021”

Des artistes affichent « le salut à trois doigts » en soutien aux opposants birmans

La campagne a déjà recueilli plus de 900 créations de 23 pays Un collage d’œuvres d’art montrant le salut à trois doigts pour la démocratie. Photo du site Raise Three Fingers. [Sauf mention contraire, tous les liens mènent à des articles en anglais, ndlt.] Une campagne nommée « Raise Three Fingers » (« Levez trois doigts … Continue reading “Des artistes affichent « le salut à trois doigts » en soutien aux opposants birmans”

Ghanaian digital activist pushes for more online visibility for the Dagbani language

Dagbani is spoken by three million people in northern GhanaGhanian digital activist, Sadik Shahadu. Photo provided by Sadik Shahadu and used with permission. Editor’s note: From April 6-13, 2021, Sadik Shahadu will be hosting the @DigiAfricanLang rotating Twitter account which explores the ways in which technology can be used to revitalize African languages. In early 2021, over 4,000 Dagbani words … Continue reading “Ghanaian digital activist pushes for more online visibility for the Dagbani language”

Ghanaian digital activist pushes for more online visibility for the Dagbani language

Dagbani is spoken by three million people in northern GhanaGhanian digital activist, Sadik Shahadu. Photo provided by Sadik Shahadu and used with permission. Editor’s note: From April 6-13, 2021, Sadik Shahadu will be hosting the @DigiAfricanLang rotating Twitter account which explores the ways in which technology can be used to revitalize African languages. In early 2021, over 4,000 Dagbani words … Continue reading “Ghanaian digital activist pushes for more online visibility for the Dagbani language”

Israeli phone hacking firm stops sales to Belarus and Russia

Cellebrite’s tools were allegedly used to spy on opposition activistsDigital rights activists claim Cellebrite tools were used by repressive states to crack down on opposition and protesters. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Cellebrite, an Israeli digital intelligence company known for making software tools used to extract data from smartphones, has announced it will halt … Continue reading “Israeli phone hacking firm stops sales to Belarus and Russia”

Fact-checking in Nepal in the time of pandemic

‘The spread of the virus opened up a floodgate of misinformation’A screenshot from the South Asia Check Website. From exposing the misleading social media photos about the recent wildfires to discrediting COVID-19 hoaxes, the South Asia Check group has been actively challenging the spread of disinformation in Nepal. Officially launched on 9 September 2015, the … Continue reading “Fact-checking in Nepal in the time of pandemic”