Stories about Disaster from October, 2016
Who Has the Right to Tell a Country’s Story?
"It is not possible to tell the truth about Cuba from only one viewpoint, or from unanimous viewpoints that are the equivalent of one."
Devastation of Hurricane Matthew Renews Talk of French Reparations to Haiti
As bloggers urge people to "help Haitians, not the disaster capitalists" post-Hurricane Matthew, discussions about the need for France to pay reparations are -- once again -- front and centre.
Surrounded by Piles of Trash, These Two Classical Musicians Played Bach in Protest
The concert took place in Tetovo, the largest city in western Macedonia, and one of the most polluted cities in Europe.
Blinded, Married, and Turned Loose in the Ring: Three Stories of Girls in Modern-Day India
Global Voices reviews a few stories covered by the Video Volunteers community's citizen journalists, showing how girls in India face and cope with various gender-related challenges.
Six Months After Massive Fish Kill in Central Vietnam, Thousands Protest Lack of Aid
"We know this regime won’t offer us justice. Nor do they represent the interests of the victims. (But) if the people don't speak out, no one will feel the pressure."