Stories about Citizen Media from December, 2014
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Our contributors worldwide worked hard to cover the important stories missed or misreported by mainstream media in 2014. Let's catch up on some of the headlines.
"This electoral campaign period has brought out some sad realities about us as people."
Horrified by the attack on a Peshawar school by Taliban militants, who killed more than 130 students, Pakistanis are protesting for an end to violent radicalism.
Although plans are now on hold due to regulatory restrictions, advocates worry that the company may yet find a way impose the fee increase.
In 2014 Global Voices' Central Asia team wrote about Sochi, Afghan elections, Tajikistan behaving strangely, a Kazakh currency devaluation, an Uzbek Princess' fall and a volleyball tournament in Taiwan. What?
The Skopje 2014 project is a controversial and costly initiative that aims to give the city's buildings makeover in the neoclassical or baroque style.
Lisa Hanna, Jamaica's minister of youth and culture, has faced criticism for posting a photo of herself in a swimsuit and T-shirt on Instagram.
"Sara Joffré, playwright, director, an example of work and creativity, has died. She did a lot, enthusiastically and well."
As Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar traveled the country for her "Holiday Toy Drive", some netizens were concerned about her spending in light of a precarious economic future.
As thousands of Russians joined a January 15 protest against the verdict in the trial of opposition leader Navalny, the court suddenly moved the verdict announcement to tomorrow, December 30.
Puja Bohara's open letter to Nepal's law minister has resonated with many in the mountainous country, where rape and other kinds of violence against women are prevalent.
House News' founder shut down the site in July, saying he was 'terrified' of political pressure from Hong Kong and Beijing authorities. He's now rebranded the site as Stand News.