Stories about Protest from March, 2019
Uyghur man bids to save ‘most extraordinary mom in the world’ from Chinese camp
"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.
Violence tiptoes in on jokes, stereotypes, and lies — and catches us by surprise
Yeah, I'm angry. And scared. About racism. Our future. The Netherlands.
Controversy at Malaysia’s Women’s Day march leads to its organizers being probed for sedition
"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 killing of Marielle Franco?,’ Brazil asks a year after the councilwoman's murder
"Who ordered the president's neighbor to kill Marielle?"
Aurat March breaking barriers against patriarchy in Pakistan
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
Scheduled release of Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El Fattah delayed by 10 days
The #FreeAlaa campaign reassured supporters that the delay is not a cause for concern for now.
Sudan's youth activists want you to pay attention to deforestation in Darfur
Sudan’s complex political situation and rapidly degrading climate have intensified the daily struggle for Sudanese people.
Why the indigenous Pemón people have closed ranks against the government of Nicolás Maduro
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.
Groups denounce continuous cyberattacks against independent media in the Philippines
"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."
The challenges of mapping street harassment in Sri Lanka go beyond data collection
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.
One year without internet in Chad: Citizens have been offline since March 2018
It appears that the government is attempting to muzzle citizens' freedom of expression and to prevent the free circulation of information.
Netizen Report: Activists reject EU plans to pre-censor copyright violations, ‘terrorist’ content
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With hundreds of political prisoners still in jail, the Nicaraguan conflict is far from over
While 100 people were reported to be released from prison, the efforts for those who remain behind bars and denounce human rights abuses continue.
US envoy visits Haiti as leaders juggle solutions to address national crisis
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?
Carnival in Brazil looked extra orange this year as people protested ‘Bolsogate’ scandal
In Brazil, the Portuguese word for orange, "laranja,” is also slang for intermediaries of fraudulent financial schemes.
‘We are not bots!’ In Berlin, thousands protest proposed EU regulation on internet upload filters
Protesters rallied against the proposed "upload filters" in EU Copyright Directive, as part of a movement spanning the continent.
How sports groups rallied for the release of a Bahraini footballer detained in Thailand
"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."
The French Yellow Vests movement seen through global lenses
As we witness the rise of the Yellow Vests, France revisits its bloodthirsty history.
Netizen Report: Two of Egypt’s leading digital activists await their release from prison, after years behind bars
Alaa and Shawkan are still waiting to get out, Algeria's internet is faltering, and Nepal has a new IT bill.