Stories about English from June, 2020
Following the killing of three men by police on June 27, residents of communities in Trinidad on blocked roads, burned debris and processed through the streets chanting "Don't shoot!"
July 1 is a day of destiny for a city that China is determined to bring under its full control.
"I call on the government to stop dancing to Beijing’s tune and prioritise our people’s health and safety."
Pro-protest mainlanders get doxxed by hostile internet users at home and sometimes face discrimination in their adopted city.
In the middle of a global pandemic, access to information is even more critical than usual.
A former prisoner of conscience talks about her experience after she was arrested and the impact her incarceration had on her family.
One of the many casualties of the Chinese state's assault on Uyghurs is the climate of progressive and education and culture fostered and funded by Uyghur entrepreneurs.
African domestic workers are essentially slaves in the Gulf and Arab countries, under the Kafala sponsorship system that allows this exploitation and abuse to continue.
Pro-democracy flash mob protests rocked Thailand in January and February. COVID-19 has shifted acts of resistance to cyberspace.
Pakistan has implemented new lockdown restrictions after a letter from the WHO urged the country to improve testing and control outbreak numbers.
"It's not an action that Columbus' local devotees ever imagined enacting: for them, the old map not only rules, but should always rule, no matter how much blood drenches it."
Last month Global Voices looked at preparations for an unusual tourist season in Albania. Now it is underway, with mixed results.
Transgender people told Global Voices that Brussels has failed to stand up to Budapest on the issue.
"The government will not hesitate to arrest opposition activists and voters for violating this or that anti-virus rule while giving a free pass to its own supporters."
"This draft law threatens everyone, particularly vulnerable people without political connections or financial resources. "
Around a third of the 612 rioters currently awaiting trial are younger than 20, while at least 14 are under 16-years-old.
The Kano COVID-19 deaths: Forced relocations and disinformation creates widespread confusion (Part II)
Forced relocations of children contributed to the possible spread of COVID-19 and online disinformation along ethnoreligious lines added to the general confusion surrounding mass deaths in Kano State, Nigeria.
Our research reconstructed the failure of authorities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Kano, which resulted in hundreds of deaths despite persistent mass media and social media documentation.