By Oscar Delo, RFG Magazine, Netherlands
In Rwanda, anyone who criticizes the President risks their lives. Singer Kizito Mihigo released a critical song against the regime, and did not survive it.
By Dr. Abdul Kader Monlla, RFG Magazine, Netherlands
In Syria, the word Mukhabarat, the security service, is synonymous with death and destruction. Talking about politics is taboo.
By Filiz Gazi, Gazete Duvar, Turkey
In a tweet that went viral, Kurdish girls are taunted. A visit to a Turkish textile factory, where the girls, often underage, react to the messages. A story about discrimination of Kurds and women in Turkey, working conditions in Turkey's textile businesses, and the huge income gap.