Stories about International Relations from June, 2020
"I call on the government to stop dancing to Beijing’s tune and prioritise our people’s health and safety."
Local media and politicians have distorted reopening policies in neighbouring countries for political gain.
Transgender people told Global Voices that Brussels has failed to stand up to Budapest on the issue.
The claim that there’s a cure for COVID-19, but that powerful actors prevent access to it, allows these leaders to cast themselves as saviors.
Director of Global Literature in Libraries Initiatives shares insights into how Nepali literature can reach wider audiences.
"Literature does not pretend it can change the world, but it can unveil the human condition, plant seeds of hope, of dreams of a better world...."
While millions of Afghans have found refuge in neighboring Iran, some of them also die in the hands of Iranian authorities as they cross the country to reach Europe.
As leaders vie to frame narratives and control public opinion on COVID-19, social media is a battlefield where influencers, trolls, bots, and commenter armies fight for influence and power.
Google and Facebook are building undersea internet cables for Africans with access to high-speed internet — but 33 nations in Africa still don't have comprehensive data privacy laws.
"It's a racist, predatory and murderous system that they have been selling all over the planet as the best place on earth to live."
In mid-May, Twitter, Zoom and Persicope were either blocked or throttled across Pakistan. Activists say the move was meant to target a few web conferences on human rights issues.