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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.

GV Face: After More than Five Decades of War, Colombians Mull the Meaning of Peace

"Because Colombians have the capital, made this peace possible, and are already so close, it would be crazy not to [go through with it]."

GV Face: Is That El Chapo on Your T-Shirt? The Glamorization of Violence in Latin America

T-shirts, songs, fame, and even a Rolling Stones interview. Who wins and who loses in the glamorization of violence?

GV Face: He Left Brazil to Live like a Refugee in Europe

Edgard wanted to experience what refugees fleeing to Europe were going through. He started his journey in Turkey, then went to Greece, onto Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, and Germany.

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.

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

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

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

GV Face: Voting After the Revolution in Tunisia and Ukraine

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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