Stories about Migration & Immigration from June, 2020
A boy must endure and somehow learn, own his own, how to deal with the racist taunts of his new classmates.
Pro-protest mainlanders get doxxed by hostile internet users at home and sometimes face discrimination in their adopted city.
Black Lives Matter rallies and marches were held in cities across Japan throughout June, part of a global display of solidarity with demonstrators in the United States and other countries.
African domestic workers are essentially slaves in the Gulf and Arab countries, under the Kafala sponsorship system that allows this exploitation and abuse to continue.
"For Czech society, accepting that a non-white person can be Czech is too unusual and often not digestible."
The Czech society started discussing ethnic discrimination and diversity after the fall of Communism, which had erroneously claimed to have eradicated racism.
Amadou Diallo, a Guinean in the USA, was shot 41 times by NYC police. His family sued the city and settled for $3 million and created the Amadou Diallo Foundation in 2005.
Transgender people told Global Voices that Brussels has failed to stand up to Budapest on the issue.
Jamaica’s Brian Heap, Caribbean regional winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, talks storytelling
"Jamaican language [...] is designed to subvert the English language. I love its frequent juxtaposition of archaic English words and African expressions and syntax, [...] used to sometimes devastating effect."
Speaking with Jamaica’s Brian Heap, Caribbean regional winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize
"Jamaica is so rich in stories [...] It’s so important for us to delve into the inner life of Jamaican subjects."
Global Voices spoke to academic Danielle Ross about her challenging view of the history of Islam and Islamic reform in Russia.
"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...."
Israel has just appointed its first black minister from the Ethiopian Jewish community. Despite this encouraging gesture, the community still faces discrimination and racism in Israel.
"I believe that theatre will change the world, or at least one world, that of the individual."