LGBT people and political dissidents murdered by fundamentalists in Bangladesh [1/2]

TRANSLATED BY GENEVIEVE SILK AND PROOFREAD BY ALICE DOWEK In a country where the vast majority of the population is Muslim and where Islamic extremism is steadily gaining popularity, LGBT people, atheists, and other ‘undesirables’ are an easy target for Islamic fundamentalists. For several years the murders have been piling up. On 25th April 2016, […]

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The other side of fact-checking

TRANSLATED BY CARA EVANS-GILLEN AND PROOFREAD BY JOYCE CHEN Fact-checking services (the verification of facts) are a new tool being used by the media which allows them to tackle the spread of rumours and misinformation. The volume of information and the speed at which it spreads have increased considerably since the invention of the internet […]

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