Stories about Freedom of Speech from May, 2014
After controlling the newsroom of 14 TV stations, the Thai army has closed down 2,000 radio stations across the country. Army insists martial law is not a coup.
The Thai army declared martial law across Thailand to solve the country's political crisis but it insisted that there was no coup.
Camille Lepage was killed while covering the conflict in the Central African Republic. As a journalist, she was determined to cover stories in Africa often ignored by western media.
Barbados' Central Bank Governor attempts to strip a newspaper of its privileges, prompting a barrage of blog posts questioning his suitability to the post and supporting freedom of the press.
The views expressed by Southeast Asian journalists highlighted the continuing challenges and even growing difficulties faced by the press in the region.
Many politicians have been offended by comments on Twitter on the assassination of the president of the Province of León, and demand a greater control of social media.
Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Two regional bloggers have taken note; one shares his experience of what it is like to be gay in the Caribbean.
Suleimanov attended an invitation-only meeting at Roscomnadzor, the Russian government's chief censorship agency, which is tasked with enforcing a series of recent laws that limit the freedom of information online.
The deputy director of Russia’s chief censorship agency, Roscomnadzor, has threatened to order a block on Twitter or Facebook entirely, in a matter of minutes.
Hisham Almiraat interviews blogger Makaila Nguebla about student leader Issa Kelei's arrest and the condition of Chadian students in Algeria.
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!
Young journalists for KBS (Korea Broadcasting System) have confessed that their ferry disaster reports were biased and too pro-government.
Mohand Kadi and Moez Benncir had the misfortune of sipping a coffee on a terrace at the same time as opposition movement Barakat! staged a demonstration ahead of presidential elections.
Join Global Voices bloggers for an Africa-wide tweetathon in support of the nine bloggers and journalists arrested in late April and currently being detained in Ethiopia.