Stories about Citizen Media from April, 2020
Long excluded from the festival, woman and non-binary people have now claimed their place.
"If I don't sell, I don't eat. It's that simple."
In a career that spanned five decades — in his words, “play and performance in space, street, stage and screen” — nothing Hall ever worked on was short of original ideas.
Global Voices interviewed rights lawyer Mishi Choudhary and tech and policy researcher Srinivas Kodali to discuss the newest proposal in India to use unique ID data for #FacialRecognition with drones.
Despite the global outcry against animal sacrifice in Nepal, the tradition persists.
The songs' mood range from solemn to humorous.
"In Mexico, the ultimate misfortune is death. That is why this is a recurring concept in my work."
War-like rhetoric around COVID-19 has allowed governments in the Middle East and North Africa to execute emergency powers and impose draconian measures that would otherwise be unacceptable.
Jamaican netizens explored the connections between COVID-19 and climate change and the response has been so strong that Earth Day has turned into Earth Week.
Almost half of Colombia's population depend on informal work.
The spread of COVID-19 in India leads to economic and geographical displacement of migrant workers.
"We're trying to keep the topics upbeat in order to keep people focused, and steer everyone's mental state in a positive direction while practising social distancing."
Venezuela's borders with Brazil and Colombia have been closed since mid-March, the use of illegal paths and crossings has increased, with its related dangers.
Nepali cartoonists use satire and comedy to depict the country under lockdown.
Domestic daily wage labourers and migrant workers are among those hardest hit by the COVID-19 restrictions imposed in Nepal.
In Bangladesh frontline health worker workers are facing an unprecedented level of hardship, and also some criticism.
From a COVID-19 survivor to a teenager with autism, here's how some Caribbean netizens are coping with self-isolation.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, people from all over the region and throughout the diaspora are trying their lyrical prowess in a COVID-19 extempo challenge.
"The [Ministry of Education] was utterly tone-deaf and did not effectively address my concerns."
Even with a law, São Paulo's municipalities are not fulfilling citizens’ right of access to information
Using Brazil's Law on Access to Information, Agência Mural asked 39 municipalities about their current objectives: Many ignored the requests, and the majority which replied did not send clear data.
Videos of empty cities from around the world curated by Global Voices' contributors.