Stories about History from September, 2022
Current Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has trailed former president Lula in the polls for more than a month, but in interviews he has been discrediting the numbers and saying he will only believe in his victory.
Second runner in the polls, president Bolsonaro used his position and the celebrations to campaign for re-election, while also igniting his supporters base in the streets.
"We are the living testament to the atrocities committed by the Marcoses and their cronies against the Filipino people."
For many, Queen Elizabeth II passing’s is a reminder of how different the world is now from the time of her ascension to the throne in 1952.
After Queen Elizabeth II's first visit to Hong Kong in 1975, her reputation shifted from an authoritarian ruler to a soft and considerate monarch within the city
Macron's condescending attitude towards Algeria changed to a strong desire to improve relations between the two countries, in the face of a long and harsh winter awaiting Europe.
Many in the region have been attempting to achieve a fine balance between acknowledging Queen Elizabeth II's steadfastness and wrestling with a legacy that inflicted its share of pain.
‘Public art provides a sense of belonging': Talking with Trinbagonian sculptors Sherlann Peters and Maria Diaz
Working together, Sherlann Peters and Maria Diaz created the largest public sculpture in east Port of Spain, and the only one jointly designed and executed by two women.
Dowry, a centuries-old tradition in Azerbaijan is transforming. Newlyweds also are expecting less and encouraging their parents to save money.
The European Council president urged the two leaders to work with their respective populations, preparing them "for a long-term, sustainable peace."
In recent years, Muslim Bollywood actors have been targeted for being "anti-national" and there are rising demands from the ultra-right that they need to conform to the Hindu-nationalist narrative.
Ganesh Birua is a young activist from the Indian state of Odisha. Rising Voices talked with Birua to learn about his efforts to bring his mother tongue to the internet.
Tea workers in Bangladesh went on a strike demanding a daily wage of BDT 300 (USD 3.16). Their protest earned them a 25 percent pay rise to BDT 170 (USD 1.80). But is it enough?
In an effort to survive and communicate with the outside world during the nearly four-year long siege (1992–1996), Sarajevo residents dug a tunnel in the yard of the Kolar family.