Stories about Human Rights from April, 2021
After a brief few months of popularity among student protesters and opposition activists, pro-Erdoğan figures have now flooded the app.
India's dire COVID-19 situation drew solidarity and support from Pakistan, its neighbour and longtime arch foe, as nations come closer together by the pandemic.
The Indian National Congress (INC) ruled Assam's legislative assembly from 1951 to 2016 when control switched to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Many see the police's allegations as a sign of a further crackdown on civic groups.
These women are showing that TikTok has the potential to become the Twitter of its generation -- a medium for discussion about pertinent issues, in ways that prompt real-life action and change.
New regulations introduced last year require that people with disabilities prove they've received hospital care in order to collect pensions. But with rehabilitation centers closed because of COVID-19, the community is in limbo.
Experts warn Turkey's ambitious Istanbul Kanal will result in environmental destruction—and open a geopolitical can of worms
A new link between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara will open a geopolitical pandora box—and poses serious environmental threats to its immediate surroundings.
A lack of hospital beds and oxygen supply combined with mass election rallies and religious gatherings have exposed India’s inadequate pandemic response.
Missed the live stream of the April 22 Global Voices Insights webinar on Myanmar? Here's a replay.
Natalia Sedletska has been waging a three-year battle to protect her phone data from being seized by Ukrainian prosecutors investigating a state secrets leak that occurred almost four years ago.
The call for a purge of Hong Kong's critical press comes as Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 1 year and 2 months in prison.
Lühl and Delgado's case has been widely debated on social media and, for many Namibians, it is a symbol of the country's LGBTQ+ community's struggle for equal rights.
An investigation by The Guardian showed that Facebook has tolerated abuses of its platform in small nations such as Azerbaijan as it prioritized issues that affected the United States and its adversaries.
Human rights groups have labeled Yulia Tsvetkova a prisoner of conscience and have called on Russia to remove all charges and to "stop targeting feminist, LGBTI and other activists."
The session will be live-streamed on Facebook Live, YouTube, and Twitch.
Hong Kong Free Press takes a look at how Hongkongers are continuing to make their voices heard.
"This could block a vast amount of activities beneficial to society, while the punishment is disproportionate."
Uganda media “promotes violence against women …. stories of ‘revenge porn’ are not written in support of the victim but as entertainment and blame.”
Durga Prasad Timsina, who never faced trial for an alleged murder, has been freed on bail after a campaign started by a former cellmate.
A Myanmar blogger has documented the escalation of violence in Myanmar and the continuing defiance of anti-coup protesters in the second half of March.
With protests at home and rising international pressure, Bahraini authorities are being called upon to alleviate the pressure on detention facilities by releasing political detainees.