Harassment case against a powerful media man is a major moment for the movement, according to accuser Zhou Xiaoxuan. #MeToo in China has seen few victories as sexual misconduct was added as grounds for a suit as late as 2019.
Doubts persist over the authenticity of emails obtained by the New York Post that apparently show Joe Biden’s son Hunter traded on his father’s position as vice-president in 2015.
Move by the social media giant is the latest attempt by the company to take action against conspiracy theories and misinformation ahead of the US presidential election three weeks away.
Alain Cocq had planned to show what he expects will be a painful end to his life, but Facebook blocked his live broadcasts. President Macron has said that French law forbade him for granting Cocq's request for a medically-assisted death.
The moral panic is a reaction by cultural gatekeepers to the democratising nature of online platforms, who otherwise cannot fathom being held accountable for their speech.
European Broadcasting Union says it's "completely unacceptable" to target journalists deliberately during protests in US triggered by the killing of black American George Floyd.
The move raises questions on free speech and corporate power in the digital age.
The watchdog's "freedom on the net" report showed that online freedom declined in 33 of the 65 countries assessed, while improvements were measured in 16 countries.
Russia is planning to temporarily unplug from the internet next month in preparation for installing safeguards to internet access in the event of a foreign cyberattack - particularly from the United States.
The AfD, which entered Germany's parliament with almost 13 percent of the vote last September, often makes headlines with hate speech before usually backing away from the most incendiary comments.
Egypt has banned 21 websites including Al Jazeera Arabic and Mada Masr.
Has a media war begun in the Gulf? Is this yet another example of the political tension between Qatar and its neighbours?
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