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These posts are about GV Face, our Hangout Series, where we discuss trending topics from citizen and social media around the world.

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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!

2 May 2014

GV Face: Too “Asian” to Evacuate? South Korea's Ferry Tragedy and Culture Blaming

Stubborn stereotypes about South Koreans prevail in much of the reporting on a capsized ferry that led to the deaths of more than 200 young people. Were they too "obedient"?

25 April 2014

GV Face: Live from the Internet World Cup

Do we have a new roadmap for global internet governance? This week's hangout is from the Net Mundial conference in São Paulo, Brazil.

11 April 2014

GV Face: What Ever Happened to Iran's Bloggers?

Maybe blogging is not over, but just somewhere else? Arash Kamangir and Laurent Giacobino introduce an extensive study of the Persian blogosphere.

4 April 2014

GV Face: The USA's Secret “Cuban Twitter”

A secret US plan to support regime change in Cuba with a Twitter-like messaging service called ZunZuneo has now come under the spotlight with news reports that thousands of Cubans...

28 March 2014

GV Face: How to Make Videos for Advocacy and Change with Witness and Rising Voices

Are you using video to make your campaign a reality? Are you telling stories with cameras - or your phone? Then you need to watch this GV Face!

21 March 2014

GV Face: How to Win the Rising Voices Microgrant

Rising Voices

Are you brimming with ideas to help your community tell their story through citizen media? On GV Face the Rising Voices team discusses best practices for winning their microgrant competition.

14 March 2014

GV Face: Happy 25th Birthday, Web!

What's the difference between the Internet and the Web? Why is an open web so important? An all-star panel of techies and rights defenders talks it out on GV Face.

7 March 2014

GV Face: What's Next for Ukraine?

What's next for the #Euromaidan movement? Protests and bloodshed led to the fall of a corrupt president. But now, as Russia looms with military might and Crimea considers succession, there...

28 February 2014

GV Face: Beyond Gangnam Style – Censorship and Korean Pop Music

It has been called South Korea's “greatest export.” PSY's K-pop song Gangnam style is the most watched video on YouTube. But behind the glamorous facades and big paychecks, it's not...

21 February 2014

GV Face: Venezuela Protests

What are the protests in Venezuela about? What role is citizen media playing? We talk to Global Voices author Marianne Díaz about the tumultuous situation in the country right now.

14 February 2014

GV Face: This Valentine's Day, Love and Courtship Across Borders

Happy Valentine's Day! This February 14 we bring you GV's very own love story told by the beatiful couple Sylwia Presley and Dan Braghis.

31 January 2014

GV Face: Social Media and the Meteoric Rise of India's Aam Aadmi Party

"Indians are demanding accountability today." This Friday in our weekly Hangout series, we discuss the role of social media in the Aam Aadmi Party's meteoric rise in India.

24 January 2014

GV Face: Live from the Arab Bloggers Meeting #AB14

GVers Advox Director Hisham Almiraat, GV MENA Region Editor Amira Al Hussaini, SMEX Co-Director Mohammed Najem and Berkman Fellow Dalia Othman share with us their insights from this remarkable event.

17 January 2014

GV Face: Bangkok Shutdown and the Way Forward

In this episode of GV Face we speak to Saksith Saiyasombut, a Thai political blogger based in Germany, our Thailand author Aim Sinpeng & SE Asia Editor Mong Palatino.

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