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28 March 2017
As one of the world's largest weapons dealers, the UK routinely sells to countries with abysmal human rights records. It is now seeking to outlaw boycotts on Israeli settlement products.
27 March 2017
She promised to "heal the divide" in her victory speech, but her win was met with protests by pro-democracy activists.
26 March 2017
23 March 2017
As the Lebanese protest proposed increase in taxes, Global Voices asks a number of activists to explain what's at stake.
A Brazilian blogger is forced to identify his sources, Iran cracks down on speech pre-election, and Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission hears testimony from bloggers persecuted under Ben Ali.
Citing his group's past success, Alexey Navalny implies that coming out to demonstrate against corruption could net as much as 10,000 euros for each person wrongly detained and fined.
22 March 2017
The level of pollution in Kathmandu has surpassed the minimum acceptable level and the residents are reacting by putting masks over their faces, just like the city's iconic statues.
21 March 2017
"If the Tambourine Army believe they have exhausted all avenues of ‘proper’ ways to advocate, then I say do what you must, but please don’t give up the fight."
What started out as a playful response to an attack on Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny quickly turned into an online protest.
Leaked audiotape reveals how a Russian school principal insulted her students, saying they lack patriotism, after they challenged her criticisms of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.
16 March 2017
15 March 2017
A citizen activist and former public servant in Mexico is leading an unorthodox campaign to rub politicians' faces in the public's dissatisfaction.
13 March 2017
As a new law designed to fight terrorism takes effect in Russia, missionary work by minority Christian groups is becoming a gamble with the police.
12 March 2017
Social media users have been tweeting about the situation in the city under the hashtag #BatumiRiots.
"Saudi learns pluralism from Indonesia. We learn Wahhabism from Saudi. We're even," wrote a Twitter user during the visit.
9 March 2017
8 March 2017
"I have always dodged casual conversations about the Egyptian revolution from people who know little about it, fearing that words would fail me."
Latin America is expecting a rush of civic demonstrations on Wednesday, following promises by an array of civic groups to join a labor strike on International Women's Day