Facebook apologizes for removing historic photo of napalmed girl

Sep 14, 2016

Facebook apologizes for removing historic photo of napalmed girl

Facebook’s chief operating officer has apologized to Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg for deleting a photograph from its pages and conceded that “we don’t always get it right.” Sheryl Sandberg said in a letter that Solberg had raised important issues about Facebook’s decision last ...

Aug 2, 2016

China proposes tightening grip on NGOs

China is proposing a further tightening of regulations on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), including demanding that they publicize specific information like funding and membership or face being banned. Western governments and rights groups have lambasted a law passed in April aimed at foreign NGOs, saying ...

Turkey issues detention warrants for 47 journalists: media

Jul 27, 2016

Turkey issues detention warrants for 47 journalists: media

Turkish authorities issued warrants for the detention of 47 journalists on Wednesday, broadcaster CNN Turk said, the latest step in a widening crackdown following a failed military coup. Police were set to detain the journalists as part of an investigation into U.S.-based Muslim cleric ...