Stories about Human Rights from October, 2021
"I’ve faced many obstacles...it is very hard to tell people in Algeria that I am a Christian."
'Her work has assisted with the reduction of exclusion, discrimination, and violence of marginalized groups – especially Trans-Women.'
VideoVolunteers Community Correspondents (CCs) report from the ground on the devastating consequences of COVID-19 lockdowns for primary education in rural schools in India.
Publishing house removes section on transgender individuals from Russian translation of teen health book
According to the publisher, Belaya Vorona, making the book available to Russian teenagers was more important that "preserving the deleted information".
President Erdogan's decision to expel the ambassadors comes following a statement issued on October 18, 2021 by the embassies of ten countries on the ongoing detention of philanthropist Osman Kavala.
As the Taliban and China seem to strengthen their ties, the tragedy of the Uyghurs imprisoned in China's so-called re-education camps could prove to be a diplomatic stumbling block.
Global Voices spoke with Giorgi Tabagari, 35, founder of Tbilisi Pride on Georgia's recent anti-LGBTQ+ developments and the plight of the country's queer community.
Drawings sent to friends and family by Belarusian political prisoners, detained in a crackdown after the 2020 elections, provide an insight into their lives.
Analysts fear that a proposed data protection act in Bangladesh contains some loopholes including the indemnification of government agencies, which could be weaponized like the existing controversial Digital Security Act 2018.
The danger that Ferdinand (Bongbong) Marcos Jr., son of the hated Philippine dictator, being elected as president in the May 2022 elections is real and a grim possibility.
Czech Nigerian activist and writer Obonete Ubam interviewed ten prominent Afroczechs in his latest book, to talk about discrimination, integration and role models for an emerging community in the Czech Republic.
"The 'National Day of Spain' is a mockery and offense to our Indigenous and Afro-descendent peoples."
A lot has changed for the better in the past 10 years … but Basque society is still working out a public memory about the previous four decades of violence.
In a study, Chileans considered themselves mostly 'whiter' than other Latin Americans and considered migrants 'dirtier.'
By offering its territory as a transit zone, Belarus created a problem for the EU and a financial opportunity for itself, charging refugees for Belarusian visas.
Few of the tourists flocking to Bangladesh's Kaptai Lake know the dark history behind the site's creation. With a stunning visual story, artist Tufan Chakma sets out to change that.
According to testimony, the systematic scope and nature of conflict-related sexual violence against men demonstrate that it was an instrument of ethnic cleansing through the destruction of families and communities.
From the occupation of territories to the colonial war, passing through the abolition of slavery, we dismantled some myths of Portuguese colonialism.
The women who fought for the truth about their children who disappeared during the military dictatorship are “role models of courage,” according to author Tessa Bridal.
"The Indigenous put up a fight in Cauca by having their own channels of communication."
Srijana Singh Thakuri of Nepal's national women's football team: "My story is not unique. It is just what happens when girls and women are given a chance, opportunity, and investment."