Stories about Protest from July, 2023
The government is considering clamping down on “soft resistance” when drafting the local version of National Security Law (HK-NSL).
Nearly 90 percent of the garbage in Dang district's semi-rural Ghorahi city is biomass that includes kitchen waste, farm residue and livestock dung that can be turned into flammable methane gas.
The ruling government lacks any green vision, prioritizes the economy at the expense of the environment, and allows greedy companies to fill in their coffers at the expense of citizens.
The outcomes of the past official visits and talks show that the two countries remain friendly toward each other and ready to explore avenues for cooperation.
To understand the nuances of censorship, state violence, resilience and journalistic courage in China, Global Voices interviewed Cédric Alviani, head of the Taiwan-based office of RSF for East and Southeast Asia.
Divisions between between Turkey's conservatives and secularists are worsening. The latest showdown occurred after conservatives attacked a queer volleyball player after her team brought home a gold medal.
For a year and a half, the authorities have not released a complete list of the victims, along with the circumstances of their death.
Since mid June, no supplies are being allowed past Azerbaijani checkpoint. Azerbaijan has also blocked International Red Cross vehicles from entering the region citing "contraband" prevention measures.
Thai citizens took to the streets in protest over the last week after military-appointed senators refused to vote for Move Forward Party (MFP) candidate as the country’s next prime minister.
Among the grounds for suspending the sentence of Tanaice Neutro was his ill health and the fact that he was a first-time offender — but this court ruling was never enforced.
"Our human rights work in Belarus involves direct action. We engage in activities such as collecting resources, learning to purchase necessary items and communicating with the families of political prisoners."
Petrol prices rose from 160 kwanzas to 300 kwanzas per litre (from US$0.26 to US$0.49) following the government's announcement of a gradual withdrawal of gasoline subsidies.
‘Please hate the terrorist state’: Trans people and allies speak up against a transphobic law in Russia
A group of anonymous activists who call themselves The Ural Queer Republic, from the Russian city of Ekaterinburg, announced an action and launched Twitter and Telegram channels before the approval of the law.
By the time the mob approached the festival venue, the festival organizers and all of the guests of the event were evacuated to avoid confrontation.
The opposition parties in the Indian state of Assam are protesting against a draft proposal that will redraw electoral constituencies, claiming that it will target communities predominantly populated by Muslims.
"Trying to spread fear at home, abroad, and travelling in between. Further incentive to fight for the #rights, #freedom, and #democracy that we deserve"
Propelled by shifting dynamics in its relationship with the West, the Iranian regime has resorted to lashing out at activists and dissidents, both domestically and internationally in recent weeks.
The LGBTQI+ movements in South Asia have to work with little to no funding support. As a consequence, the rights and issues of LGBTQ+ people are severely under-resourced.
Wanchalearm's case is linked to the disappearance of eight other exiled activists, three of whose dead bodies have been found.
There is a visible divide between what the Georgian Dream wants, and what people of Georgia dream for.
Global Voices interviewed the Yangon Revolution Force (YRF) and the Artists Collective about the status and prospect of the urban struggle against the junta.