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Russia: Activist Flees Country Under Threat of Psychiatric Incarceration
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 4 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Maksim Yefimov, a blogger and leader of the Youth Human Rights Group in Karelia, has fled Russia to Poland after months of interrogations by prosecutors that included threats of detention in a psychiatric clinic in retaliation for statements made onl...

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UK: Taiwan Flag Disappears from London Olympics Street Display
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Taiwanese are wondering where their country's national flag went, after it disappeared from a display on Regent Street in London. All other national flags are still hanging to welcome representatives to this summer's Games from across the world.