Stories about Protest from March, 2019
"There is no due process, there is no trial. Nobody knows when they are getting out."
#WelcomeHomeAlaa: Egyptian revolution activist Alaa Abd El Fattah released after five years in prison
Alaa was a leading voice among Egyptian bloggers and technology activists in Cairo approaching and during the Egyptian Revolution.
Yeah, I'm angry. And scared. About racism. Our future. The Netherlands.
"The government must not take the side of the bullies. Denying a group of marginalised groups their right to participate in democracy is truly an abuse of democracy."
"Who ordered the president's neighbor to kill Marielle?"
Aurat March was a display of power and unity by women who are not seen in public spaces freely and their opinions and demands are almost never heard.
‘Racism is the shackles holding back our Republic,’ says Brazilian anthropologist Lilia Moritz Schwarcz
The killing of an unarmed black teen inside of a supermarket was the last reminder of racism in Brazil. Global Voices talked to Moritz Schwarcz to understand this context
The #FreeAlaa campaign reassured supporters that the delay is not a cause for concern for now.
Sudan’s complex political situation and rapidly degrading climate have intensified the daily struggle for Sudanese people.
In recent years, the Bolivarian president has authorized mineral extraction projects in Pemón territory without their agreement, as well as regularly deployed military forces to their lands.
"The goal is to deny a public hungry for information the reports and stories it needs to understand what is happening in a country besieged by lies and disinformation."
Even when women do make police reports, they must battle a victim-blaming culture and a system that is insensitive to the needs of survivors of sexual abuse.
It appears that the government is attempting to muzzle citizens' freedom of expression and to prevent the free circulation of information.
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While 100 people were reported to be released from prison, the efforts for those who remain behind bars and denounce human rights abuses continue.
With the government not delivering on what they promised after the February 2019 protests, can dialogue really offer ensuring solutions to Haiti's socio-economic crisis?
In Brazil, the Portuguese word for orange, "laranja,” is also slang for intermediaries of fraudulent financial schemes.
Protesters rallied against the proposed "upload filters" in EU Copyright Directive, as part of a movement spanning the continent.
"We think that this campaign showed what sport can be, and our job as former players or athletes is to ensure that all sport becomes the vanguard for human rights."
As we witness the rise of the Yellow Vests, France revisits its bloodthirsty history.