Many conclude that religion is causing turmoil in Egypt. Islam is not the problem. The turmoil comes from the gap between expectations of speedy change by those who made the 2011 revolution and the slow process of dismantling the old way of life while building a new society.
Chinese writer Mo Yan's comments on censorship and his unwillingness to sign a petition for the release of Noblist Liu Xiaobo have angered some fellow writers.
The Corner Project assists families with relatives in the US, ensuring, for example, that children of migrant workers born in the US are able to register for school or other services in Mexico.