Chinese State Media And Others Are Spreading Hoaxes About The Protests In Hong Kong
As protesters have filled the streets, so have hoaxes and misinformation online.
Celebrities Are Turning Their Accounts Blue In Solidarity For Sudan
The international community was initially criticised for not speaking up about the situation in Sudan.
For The First Time, A Country's Government Is Calling Out A Fashion House For Appropriation
"Cultural appropriation is the act of adopting elements of an outside, often minority culture, including knowledge, practices, and symbols, without understanding or respecting the original culture and context."
Australia's Account Of The London Meeting That Led To The Trump–Russia Investigation Will Remain Secret
In a five-page decision following an appeal from BuzzFeed News, Australia's Information Commissioner said publishing a key diplomatic cable would put the relationship between Australia and the United States at risk.
A Blue Profile Picture Has Become A Symbol Of Solidarity With Sudan
The Mattar Blue movement started after the death of Mohamed Hashim Mattar, a 26-year-old engineer and graduate of London’s Brunel University, who was killed in the crackdown on June 3.
Here's The Latest In The Absolute Clown Show That Is The Tory Leadership Contest
A story about how anyone can run for prime minister and come relatively close if they put their mind to it.
A TV Network Being Sued By An Indigenous Group Tried And Failed To Stop The Lawsuit
Indigenous Australians were depicted in blurred footage while white commentators talked about child abuse. Now they're suing Channel Seven.
This Picture Featuring 15 Tech Men And 2 Women Looked Doctored. The Women Were Photoshopped In.
“We meant no harm or had any malicious intent in doing this and we are sorry.”
The Pictures Coming Out Of The Hong Kong Protests Are Getting Pretty Wild
Police fired rubber bullets and used tear gas against protesters during the largest demonstrations in Hong Kong since 1997.
Facebook Failed To Delete 93% Of Posts Containing Speech Violating Its Own Rules In India
A yearlong study concluded that Facebook had made little progress in moderating non-English-language content in India, the company’s largest market by users.
The First-Ever Brain Scans Of Jihadists Show How Radicalisation Alters The Mind
"We’re not finding anything bizarre going on with the brain.... It’s just normal functions being directed in a particular way."
The Daily Telegraph Wants Tapes Of Geoffrey Rush's Defamation Trial To Prove The Judge Looked Biased
The judge's "tone" would have been read as biased — and they need the audio to show it, the newspaper says.
The Creator Of HBO's "Chernobyl" Would Love If You Stopped Taking Nuclear Disaster Selfies
"Comport yourself with respect for all who suffered and sacrifice," Craig Mazin subtweeted the tourists visiting the Ukrainian disaster site.
Russia Has Dropped All Charges Against An Investigative Journalist After A Massive Outcry
After Russia’s three major business newspapers all published identical front pages in protest, the government said the charges against journalist Ivan Golunov were being dropped.
US Lawmakers Want An Examination Of The US Money Funding Surveillance Tech In China
Following a report from BuzzFeed News, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Tom Suozzi want to scrutinize the ties between US institutional investors and two successful Chinese facial recognition companies, SenseTime and Megvii.
Botswana’s High Court Just Struck Down Colonial-Era Laws That Made Gay Sex Illegal
The decision comes weeks after Kenya upheld its own laws against gay sex.
Facebook Turned Off Search Features Used To Catch War Criminals, Child Predators, And Other Bad Actors
The changes by Facebook are “a potential disaster for the human rights and war crimes community.”
Three Men Have Been Jailed For Life For The Rape And Murder Of A Young Muslim Girl That Horrified India
The 8-year-old was drugged, starved, locked in a Hindu temple, and then raped repeatedly for a week before being murdered.
Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protested A Chinese Extradition Proposal
Protesters said they feared the new extradition bill would undercut Hong Kong’s legal system and could lead to abuse by China.
The UK Has Been Criticised For Mentioning British Tourists When Asked About A Young Egyptian Facing A Death Sentence
Update: Ahmed Saddouma's sentence was commuted to 15 years following an appeal. The FCO had earlier faced criticism on his original death sentence.
Three More People Say They Got Seriously Sick At The Dominican Republic Resort Where Three Americans Died
“I was so scared, I didn’t know what to do,” one previous visitor told BuzzFeed News.
Sudan's Government Is Brutally Killing Protesters During An Internet Shutdown
Security forces are "literally treating people like prey," one person with relatives in Khartoum told BuzzFeed News via WhatsApp.
Russian Police Arrested And Allegedly Beat A Russian Investigative Journalist
Police claim to have found illegal drugs in Ivan Golunov's Moscow home. His editors at Meduza say that he believes they were planted by the police.
A News Agency Which Wrongly Reported The Death Of A Dutch Teen As A “Legal Euthanasia” Is Now Claiming She Died From “Self-Euthanasia”
As mainstream media outlets worked to correct a major reporting error on the death of 17-year-old Noa Pothoven, CEN was pitching new claims about her.
This Woman Is Running To Save The Love Of Her Life
Zheng Churan’s husband disappeared four years after she was arrested for protesting sexual harassment on public transportation.
Mexico Arrested Two Caravan Organizers Amid Pressure From The Trump Administration To Stop Immigrants
"The Mexican government has detained them to present them as trophies before the United States government," the immigrant rights group said.
She Accused One Of The World’s Biggest Soccer Stars Of Rape. Now She Said She’s Being Threatened.
“He can have money, he can buy the world, but I’m telling the truth!” Najila Trindade, who has accused soccer player Neymar da Silva of raping her, told BuzzFeed News.
BTS Fans Are Sharing The Ways They Celebrate Eid Using #EidWithLove And It’s So Cute
"Me and Yoongi bursting our uwus."
The Government Deployed Civil Servants Across Europe In Anticipation Of A No-Deal Brexit That Never Happened
EXCLUSIVE: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office spent more than £800,000 training and deploying more than 200 civil servants to dozens of locations across the continent to help British expats and tourists.
22 Remarkable Color Pictures From The Battlefields Of D-Day
On this day 75 years ago, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to liberate Europe from the grips of Nazi tyranny. These pictures show the faces of D-Day in remarkable color.