Stories about Photos from December, 2013
Malagasy genius decides that what he wants is a normal life, away from all the public attention..
Messages from the calendar include "Gender equality is not a threat to family," and “No always means No! Nakedness is not a substitute for consent.”
Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York Facebook page has inspired many photographers in Southeast Asia to share photos and stories of ordinary people in the streets in their respective countries
Some observers called the massive protests evidence that public anger has reached a boiling point.
Meet some of the faces and stories of humans who live in Portugal - or happen to be passing by.
Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The Mascarene region also has plenty of great portraits to offer.
Zaid Benjamin shares on Twitter a photograph of the first car in Syria with the Islamic Caliphate state registration plates: The first car in #Syria registered under Caliphate State #ISIS...
Lebanon's traffic authorities have launched a don't drink and drive campaign ahead of New Year's eve celebrations. On Twitter, the traffic department shares this photograph:
“There is no Hamid the photographer without the revolution. Hopefully there will still be one when the revolution ends.”
Amidst all the sad and violent news coming out of Yemen, we managed to dig out a few news items that you might have missed.
"It reminds me to love and respect everybody-- something many people here tend to have forgotten."
On the anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Ivan Sigal visits memorials of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and finds prophesies of our future.
As Euromaidan protests in Ukraine continue, reports and evidence of police brutality against protesters and journalists grow. Netizens are organizing to protect victims of police brutality.
A nation's distress can be described in a single artwork better than a million words. Here is how Syrian artists celebrated Christmas.
The "Humans of" movement has gone viral, covering our planet city by city. The Middle East and North Africa has proven to be no exception, writes Joey Ayoub.
Global Voices contributor Taylor Cazella, who recently moved from the US to Japan, introduces seven unexpected yet tasty foods from non-traditional Japanese cuisine.
Over 4,000 South Korean riot police broke into the headquarter of the nation's 2nd largest trade union center without a search warrant, angering South Korean net users.
Small and big acts of kindness around the world have inspired typhoon survivors in the Philippines
Everything you need to know about the World Forum for Democracy 2013 in Strasbourg, with some personal impressions.
Fasokan in Mali reports on the creation of an app to help spell check texts in Bambara [fr] : Il est disponible sur les traitements de texte et outils bureautiques...