28 March 2017
"From Tuesday, Georgian nationals may visit Europe’s vast borderless Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180 day period."
"Even though Voice TV may provide different views, we insist that the contents do not harm national security."
As one of the world's largest weapons dealers, the UK routinely sells to countries with abysmal human rights records. It is now seeking to outlaw boycotts on Israeli settlement products.
After a high ranking police officer is gunned down, Uganda's president has called for the country's police force to be cleaned up, saying it has been "infiltrated by thugs".
Iranians See Arrests and Intimidation of Telegram Administrators and Journalists Ahead of the Elections
Revolutionary Guards have previously attempted to limit Telegram's free flow of information with arrests for immoral or obscene content. This is the first time crackdowns have focused on political affiliation.
27 March 2017
"Sina's grandfather was a martyr of the eight-year war. Sina himself served two years. Sina has more rights to this country than most of these authorities."
"...I knew I had to propagate the Yorùbá heritage to the world and the cheapest and easiest way to do that is via the international network of computers."
"This is not the England I grew up in, the one I wanted so much to belong to."
She promised to "heal the divide" in her victory speech, but her win was met with protests by pro-democracy activists.
26 March 2017
"They killed Miroslava for talking, for making information that society demands to be public, and for annoying the powerful, in all its forms."
A series of civil suits launched by the state prosecutor have seemingly targeted media for quoting the government's critics.
On 22 March, in Tbilisi, a mother and a daughter standing on the side of the road were hit by a car. The 11-year-old girl died on the spot.
"As volunteers, we’re treated as though we’re not part of the story.... But whether we like it or not, we are part of the narrative and influence it, significantly."
25 March 2017
24 March 2017
"As a photojournalist, always be with the poor, understand their social reality."
A tradition of resistance inspired Kurdish activists in Iraqi Kurdistan to donate traditional clothes to those who can't afford it for the Kurdish New Year of Newroz.
An interesting blog devoted to documenting the concrete housing projects that have been home to several generations of Japanese since the end of the war.
In the early twentieth century, the German Empire committed a holocaust against 65,000 Herero and 10,000 Nama. A century later, Namibia is fighting for justice.
23 March 2017
When China's Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong opened an official Facebook page, it was quickly flooded with angry comments.
As the Lebanese protest proposed increase in taxes, Global Voices asks a number of activists to explain what's at stake.