· May, 2014

Stories about International Relations from May, 2014

GV Face: Taiwan's Sunflower Protests

  9 May 2014

Is the movement to defend democracy in Taiwan itself democratic? We talk to Global Voices contributors in Taiwan about the protests and the prospects for continued autonomy from China.

China-Vietnam clash in the Paracels

  8 May 2014

“South Sea Conversations” analyses China's motivation behind its aggressive move in the Paracels: maximal claim to maritime rights and forcing Vietnam to consider the “joint development” of energy resources in the disputed area.

Alternative Voices Speaking For A Secular Bangladesh

  5 May 2014

Bangladeshi liberal humanist, free-thinker and award winning blogger Asif Mohiuddin has been invited to speak at the World Humanist Congress 2014 in Oxford, UK. He was arrested multiple times for his alleged ‘anti-state’ and ‘anti-religious’ writings, attacked by fundamentalists, and is living with death threats. Here is an excerpt from...

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