These stories are part of Global Voices’ special coverage of COVID-19 and offer a view on the pandemic from the perspective of our global community of contributors.
Stories about COVID-19 from November, 2022
"...I am the one who jumped from the highrise; I am the victim trapped in the fire. If I am not there yet, I will be the next one."
The recent protests had taken place against the backdrop of the exploitative labor conditions.
Hong Kong declared that the city is “back in business”, but refused to revoke public health emergency status. Mandatory tests, mask-wearing, venue check-in, and group gathering restrictions are still in place.
As the leading African gas exporter to Europe, is Algeria actually capable of compensating for the shortage of Russian gas supplies to the EU? And is it willing to cooperate?
Numerous witness accounts suggested that it was fear generated from rumours, COVID-related misinformation and closed-loop factory management that drove the workers to run.
The CPC's definition of safety/security is vital to the building of a surveillance state.