Stories about Citizen Media from July, 2018
An interview with Alex Yakaumo, a permaculturalist who spends his time lecturing and running workshops about self-sustaining agricultural ecosystems in his community in Commewijne.
"Chávez's eyes are on display throughout Venezuela [...] All with the same intention [...] to tell us: "We are the power and we are watching you".
"It’s sad to know that cow protection is more sacred than saving a human life...Are minorities in the country really being marginalized and treated as second-grade citizens?"
What makes the videos useful for travelers or anyone interested in Japan is each video includes annotations in English, with time stamps, of what particular sightseeing spot is on screen.
Municipal Guards for the city of Odessa attacked a group of journalists with teargas and rubber batons.
Petitioners say the system will monitor more than just revenues, warning that it will allow for easy government snooping on calls and messages.
Social media users are trying to combat harassment in Pakistan — but will state institutions do their part?
Aimal Khan's arrest following public outcry on social media is a good sign. But will justice prevail?
"A national carrier is something we have tried and failed multiple times...[On] what basis are you hopeful that an administration that has failed more than others will be successful?"
For over a decade, a series of similar scandals have plagued China's emerging pharmaceutical industry, and people seem to have lost faith.
In the run-up to Mali's 2018 presidential elections, will President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta survive his scandals?
"Malians have the right to question where the hundreds of billions are really going, which were approved for the army to be able to tackle the jihadist threat."
A handy guide to the parties, the issues and what's at stake in Pakistan's upcoming general elections.
“Because we're here. Because we exist”: Nofi ‘Black and Proud’ challenges representation in French media
"I want us to be unavoidable. So we can offer an answer to this question of representation." Global Voices interviews the founder of Nofi, the first French black media channel.
Election speeches have been banned with the objective of preventing broadcast media from airing "derogatory" and "defamatory" content.
"Even after the ruling, people lashed out at me ... I am stronger and this is not the first time I have suffered this kind of media framing."
"Freedom of expression is a constitutional right in our country; free NAÏM TOURÉ"
Michel Gonzalez Nuñez: “I imagine it is shocking to approve a ‘homosexual’ law in a ‘revolution’ so pumped with testosterone.”
"If only partially granting rights and liberties makes a society "revolutionary", then someone needs to explain to me what "revolutionary" means. To me, this is a contradiction."
‘If it isn’t recorded, it didn’t happen': Israel moves to restrict photo documentation of military activity
Israeli legislators are pushing two bills that would further restrict speech by activists and journalists critical of its policies in Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory.
"The majority of students are black. It’s not so much a colour as the fact that they come with emotional relationships to the rest of the world that are different."
Since October 2017, Cabo Delgado Province -- a region rich with rubies, gas, oil, and wood -- has suffered violent attacks, the motives of which are unclear to local authorities.
Ugandans are saying #NoToSocialMediaTax because it is unconstitutional, increases poverty, targets youth, and exacerbates the digital divide.
89% of children report having suffered from domestic abuse at least once and 30% of minors in the island have had a child.