Stories about Protest from October, 2023
The bodies of 30 Thai farm workers killed by Hamas have started arriving in Bangkok.
Understanding the long-lasting nature of the conflicts in the Sahel: an interview with expert Jonathan Guiffard
To understand the long-lasting nature of the conflicts in the Sahel and a series of coups in West Africa, Global Voices interviewed Jonathan Guiffard, a specialist on the region
'These trans-local struggles took place in the tumult of the late 1960s, inflected by the civil rights movement, the decolonisation of Africa, and broader anti-colonial sentiments in the ‘Third World.’'
Human rights defender Sajini Wickramasinghe analyses the UK online safety bill to explain how certain serious concerns in the impending Sri Lankan bill can be addressed and tackled.
In her address to parliament during the impeachment session, Zurabishvili denied violating the constitution, and stated that the vote would harm Georgia’s "European future."
"Kean Wong’s arrest demonstrates the State’s concerted effort to suppress the public’s ability to both inform and to speak out without fear of censorship."
On October 17, 2023, a five judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has ruled against legalizing same-sex marriage in a unanimous verdict. This judgment has sparked concerns among LGBTQ+ activists.
Four experts explain why there is a double standard in how the foreign-funded big Persian media are covering the Iranian opposition, neither criticizing them nor demanding transparency.
The National March for Palestine began at the BBC’s London headquarters. Activists sprayed the doors with blood-red paint.
The poet, activist and leader of the Yakut punk band Crispy Newspaper Aikhal Ammosov regularly took to the streets with pickets and performances, painted graffiti and tried to hang anti-war banners in Russia.
Thousands of people in Indonesia and Malaysia rallied over the weekend to show their support for Palestinians amid Israel’s ongoing war on Gaza.
About 91 other Nigerians have been killed by police officers in the past year, according to one study.
"Thailand appears to be on a path toward regression, undoing the progress hoped for by millions."
It is incorrect to say that the people in Russia did not resist the emergence of Putinism — they resisted, many times and in many ways, albeit unsuccessfully.
In May 2023, the Federal Shariat Court in Pakistan cancelled three sections of the the Transgender Persons Act, prompting the halting of gender-based registration of transgender people and limiting their voting rights.
During his maiden address, Gabon's new leader promised to hold fresh elections at the earliest opportunity to restore civilian rule.
"We believe that collective action is just as important — protests and rallies all around the world like this one have helped to push governments to enact stronger climate policies."