18 January 2017
"The path surely must not have been easy but I'm sure that this path will lead you to a bright and beautiful future that you truly deserve."
17 January 2017
Weeks after the tragic death of beloved actress Carrie Fisher, the Internet is digging up the Mexican origins of Princess Leia's iconic hairdo.
Trinidad & Tobago's First Female Murder for 2017 Is a Schoolgirl, Deepening Fears About Gender-Based Violence
"I don't know what worries me more, the unending spate of violent crime fed by an abysmal detection rate or the lack of ideas by law enforcement and government..."
Massive crowds gathered in Tehran on January 10 for the funeral of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who led a paradoxical career as a revolutionary and figure of moderation.
16 January 2017
"I think it's a false conviction. The Israeli legal system is supporting the occupation. As Palestinians, we are not only suffering from one soldier."
"To solve this problem they must shut down the Costa Brava landfill and fix the Ghadir River problem from the root. Anything short of that just won’t do."
Little more than two weeks after first appearing on the news website Korrespondent, a blog purportedly written by former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been deleted by the publication's editors.
15 January 2017
"[We're] familiarizing them with soldiers and weaponry. By familiarizing them, they learn to love soldiers and even become soldiers."
“Now many Internet users have a common passion — to get on this list."
One activist suggests that local officials sell the fallen trees -- many of them centuries-old -- to the timber industry for a profit.
14 January 2017
Let the unknown leaders of the national independence struggle be known again.
It has all the convenience and technical pizzazz of the transportation network Uber, but this Russian app helps your arrange funerals, not rides.
“The prisoners can write about anything they like. Even though they’re locked up, I want to see them setting their imagination free.”
13 January 2017
Between October 2015 and January 2016 alone, Israel arrested 150 Palestinians on the grounds of "incitement through social media."
What are "love hotels"? And why do they have such strange and whimsical names?
2017 promises to be a vital year for Global Voices. Some further thoughts on our strategy planning process.