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18 January 2017
"The path surely must not have been easy but I'm sure that this path will lead you to a bright and beautiful future that you truly deserve."
13 January 2017
2017 promises to be a vital year for Global Voices. Some further thoughts on our strategy planning process.
The organization SocialTIC reviews 2016's most inspirational info-activist projects in Latin America.
12 January 2017
Kenya would be not the first country in Africa to shut down its Internet during elections -- Uganda and The Gambia have already gone this far.
11 January 2017
"How can a journalist be 'unauthorised' to do their job: gathering information and suggesting conclusions based on the gathered evidence?"
10 January 2017
A recent conference in Copenhagen brought together a wide cross section of people interested in creating peace in the midst of conflict.
8 January 2017
Local observers argue that real policies to protect migrant workers' rights are still absent in the wealthy Asian city state, however.
6 January 2017
"The level of barbarity was such that pregnant women got their wombs blown out and massacred before their children. And these innocent children were not spared either..."
5 January 2017
"The refugees were so scared and distressed and they said the police did not give them any food or medical treatment. "
Iraee was charged after Iran's Revolutionary Guards raided her home, looking for evidence against her civil rights activist husband, Arash Sadeghi.
3 January 2017
2 January 2017
Twenty-six-year-old journalist Zhao Sile won a Hong Kong Human Rights Press Award for her 2016 story, "The Fate of Chinese Rights NGOs."
"One of the really negative effects of the law...is that whole sectors of the NGO community…suddenly feel that they are being treated as subversives or enemies..."
Every year, the Russian State Duma schedules laws to come into effect on January 1st. RuNet Echo marks the highlights and lowlights of the 2017 New Year's laws.
31 December 2016
The best of Latin American info-activism did not fit into one post, so this will be the first of two articles discussing initiatives that sparked online fire throughout the region.
30 December 2016
Here's a list of 41 Global Voices stories about the strength and creativity of the human spirit, proving that 2016 wasn't an annus horribilis through and through.
29 December 2016
Groups linked to ISIS, Ansar Al Islam or Ansarullah Bangla Team have claimed responsibility for violent attacks on intellectuals and regular citizens. What does this mean for the future?