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Stories about GV Face

25 October 2016

GV Face: Global Voices on the US Elections

Trump, Hillary or Stein? Even though many Global Voices contributors cannot vote in the US, we feel invested in this American presidential race like few elections before.

23 December 2015

This Year on GV Face We Took You to Gaza, Budapest, Beirut, Paris and Beyond

This has been a fascinating year on GV Face, our Hangout series where we try to understand the world through discussions with our on-ground experts -- Global Voices community members.

2 December 2015

GV Face: How Do You Feel About The Term “Terrorism”?

Names and labels are something we take very seriously at Global Voices.

17 November 2015

GV Face: On Beirut and Paris, Why Some Tragedies Grab the World's Attention and Others Don't

In this episode, we talk about race, the politics of death and the unequal reactions to tragedies around the world.

28 October 2015

GV Face From Gaza: Living and Blogging Under the Occupation

In this episode we speak to Omar Ghraieb, a popular blogger and journalist based in Gaza. Omar talks about documenting life in the occupied strip and always managing to stay...

4 September 2015

GV Face: How Volunteers in Europe Are Opening Their Hearts and Homes to Refugees

As governments are struggling to address the growing refugee crisis in Europe, ordinary citizens in Greece, Germany, and Hungary are organizing and even offering their homes to help refugees.

28 August 2015

GV Face: Everything You Need to Know About Lebanon's Massive “You Stink” Protests

In this episode of GV Face, Faten Bushehri talks to Global Voices contributor from Beirut Joey Ayoub, who has been working closely with the organizing committee of You Stink.

20 April 2015

GV Face: Breaking Pakistan's Silence on Balochistan

Public discussions on Balochistan's war are rare. Nationalists think silence on Balochistan is their patriotic duty, others self-censor out of fear of Pakistan's powerful military.

9 February 2015

GV Face: Protests are Banned in Houthi-run Yemen

Yemen is in political limbo, without a president and government, since the Houthi militias took over government institutions and the presidential palace in capital city Sanaa.

9 December 2014

GV Face: Four Years After the Uprising, Where is Yemen Going?

Yemen's popular uprising in 2011 helped oust President Saleh after 33 years in power. How much have things really changed for the country's 25 million people?

8 December 2014

GV Face: Celebrating 10 Years of Global Voices With Our Co-founders Rebecca and Ethan

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary, we talk to our cofounders Rebecca and Ethan about all the victories, challenges and surprises they've faced in this organic, inspiring and beautiful journey.

15 November 2014

GV Face: Seeking Justice for Mexico's Missing #Ayotzinapa Students

In this video hangout, Global Voices' Mexico team and partners discuss the Ayotzinapa story and its ramifications for Mexico's political and social fabric.

6 November 2014

GV Face: Voting After the Revolution in Tunisia and Ukraine

Tunisia and Ukraine recently held elections, a challenging feat in a post-revolutionary time.

28 October 2014

GV Face: Asylum Seekers Are Fleeing Conflict to Face Brutal Politics in Europe and Australia

According to the UNHCR, 612,700 applied for asylum in North America, Europe, East Asia and the Pacific last year – the highest since 2001.

25 October 2014

GV Face: To Vote or Not to Vote? Voices from Tunisia as the 2014 Election Begins

More than 9,000 candidates from over a 100 parties are contesting in this election.

21 October 2014

GV Face: In Conversation with the Activist Bahrain Doesn't Want Us Talking To

Bahrain is in the third year of its crackdown on activists. International media reports the protests as a Shia-led revolution against a Sunni regime, but activists say this is simplistic.

9 October 2014

GV Face: Alaa Abd El Fattah and Maryam Al Khawajah on Hunger Strikes, Jail-time, and Activism in Egypt and Bahrain

Hundreds of political prisoners are currently on hunger strike in Egypt and Bahrain.

4 July 2014

GV Face: Hong Kong's Citizen-Led Referendum on Voting Rights

Learn about Hong Kong's citizen-led referendum on our live GV Face webcast with Oiwan Lam, Global Voices' China editor.

22 May 2014

GV Face: People Powered Flood Relief in Serbia

This week we talk to friends in Serbia involved in relief efforts. What are next steps for citizens and government? And why is social media under threat?

16 May 2014

GV Face: Freeing Ethiopia's Zone 9 Bloggers

Nine bloggers and journalists -- four of them Global Voices members -- are currently being detained in Ethiopia because of their work. Learn how you can support the #FreeZone9Bloggers campaign!

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