Social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook played critical roles during the Arab Spring. Can Weibo, the world’s most popular social network, play a similar role in promoting democracy in China?
By Michael Anti
27-year-old Boukary Sangaré is the son of Malian guest workers in Ivory Coast. Life for immigrants in Ivory Coast worsened as the country became increasingly xenophobic following the death of, the nation’s founder in 1993.
She escaped from her husband. Ran to court. Got a divorce. All at the age of 10. Publishing her memoirs, Nujood Ali from Yemen began to break down barriers. Five years on, we visit Nujood to see how she is getting on.
China’s budget hotels used to target small business travellers, but their clientele nowadays is a rather different one. Cheap hotel rooms have become the space where the Chinese can pursue sexual freedom.
Habibi Ana is a place where you can forget about feeling ashamed of your homosexuality. Where you can flirt or date with people like you. For years this bar in Amsterdam has been the place to be for gay Muslims.