The French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Transparency International, the French Operator in Media Cooperation and Liberté Living-Lab today proudly announced the winners of the Digital Award for Transparency. The Digital Award for Transparency awards individuals and civil society organisations who have developed digital technology tools used to fight corruption. The award aims at strengthening and promoting existing initiatives that promote good governance through three categories: Open Data, Citizen Engagement and Anti-corruption Tools. Nominations for the award have been judged by a committee of nine experts from the technology sector and the anti-corruption movement who have chosen three winning projects from Tunisia, Burkina Faso and Madagascar; and three runner-up projects from Tunisia and Sénégal (x2). The award ceremoney was opened…

Protests erupt across Muslim world against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Muslims across the world observe Friday as a protest day against US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Muslims across the world have observed Friday as a protest day against the United States decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, defying the [UN resolutions against the move][1] and stepping back from the two-state solution of the conflict. Marches were staged in Pakistan, AJK, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan, India-held Kashmir, Jordan, Tunisia, Somalia, Yemen, and Indonesia. Protest demonstrations were also held in Japan and other parts of the world. Dawn