Stories about Governance from October, 2023
The bodies of 30 Thai farm workers killed by Hamas have started arriving in Bangkok.
As Taiwan is gearing for major elections in January 2024, Global Voices talked to scholar Jhang JhuCin about gender relations in Taiwan in politics and society at large.
The 1.333 page-long report is a product of almost five months of hearings in a mixed investigation commission composed by members of the federal Senate and the Lower Chamber. It was approved with 20 votes in favor and 11 against.
Understanding the long-lasting nature of the conflicts in the Sahel: an interview with expert Jonathan Guiffard
To understand the long-lasting nature of the conflicts in the Sahel and a series of coups in West Africa, Global Voices interviewed Jonathan Guiffard, a specialist on the region
If the allegations are true, this represents a new phase in the participation of Tajik nationals in the war in Ukraine.
Public transportation become a place where transphobic stares, harassment and threats of violence are rampant.
Human rights defender Sajini Wickramasinghe analyses the UK online safety bill to explain how certain serious concerns in the impending Sri Lankan bill can be addressed and tackled.
In her address to parliament during the impeachment session, Zurabishvili denied violating the constitution, and stated that the vote would harm Georgia’s "European future."
There are four main principles that we, with our community, identified as key for the internet: it must be open, global, secure, and trustworthy.
"Kean Wong’s arrest demonstrates the State’s concerted effort to suppress the public’s ability to both inform and to speak out without fear of censorship."
On October 17, 2023, a five judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has ruled against legalizing same-sex marriage in a unanimous verdict. This judgment has sparked concerns among LGBTQ+ activists.
Four experts explain why there is a double standard in how the foreign-funded big Persian media are covering the Iranian opposition, neither criticizing them nor demanding transparency.
The indigenous people of Sakhalin are now present in small numbers, they are named Nivkhs, Ainu, Uilta. A documentary shows one of the dying villages, Rybnoe, where Nivkhs live.
A group of young volunteers led by a cartoonist, came forward to clean a polluted canal coursing through a populated area of Dhaka, earning praise from the entire nation.
To understand how AI shapes an asymmetric war in Ukraine against a much larger Russian aggressor, Global Voices talked to Anton Tarasyuk, a data and AI expert based in Kyiv.
About 91 other Nigerians have been killed by police officers in the past year, according to one study.
Turkmenistan’s succession is under close inspection by its neighboring countries, where political regimes have struggled with power transition.
"Thailand appears to be on a path toward regression, undoing the progress hoped for by millions."
The students were living on a kibbutz near the Gaza border participating in the Israeli government's 'learn and earn' program.
New history books and classes called "Important Conversation" are prompting the new nationalist propaganda discourse across schools in Russia.
Journalist Maryam Mirza draws inspiration from the brave women of Iran, prompting her to share her own story and to chronicle the experiences of other Iranian women in exile in Berlin.