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· July, 2014

Stories about Photos from July, 2014

31 July 2014

#GazaNames: Celebrities and Activists Remember Gaza's Dead

GazaNames campaign features dozens of celebrities and activists holding signs with the names of the victims of the war on Gaza which has so far killed more than 1,400 Palestinians.

29 July 2014

These ‘Poets With a Cause’ Are Defending Social Justice in Crisis-Hit Puerto Rico

"Poetas en Marcha is Felipe the janitor, Sofia the overworked and underpaid secretary, the young adults laughing while having a beer after their final exams, the noble lady selling fruit."

25 July 2014

Images of Air Algerie AH5017 Plane Wreckage in Mali Reveals Violent, Abrupt Crash

Gaza Survivor's Twitter Timeline Reveals the Slow Horror of the Massacre at Khuza'a

Reports out of Khuza'a, which has no water, food and shelter, suggest Israel forces weren't letting residents leave the village during the offensive.

24 July 2014

Photo: Watching Rockets Fly Over Gaza from Space

Shelling of a School Where Gazans Had Taken Shelter Kills Women, Children and UN Staff

A total of 800 Palestinians have so far been killed and more than 5,200 injured since clashes between Israel and Gaza started 18 days ago.

Iraq Moves Toward a New Government With Fouad Masoum's Election as President

Iraq finally has a new president. Fouad Masoum, a 76-year-old Kurdish politician, has been elected to the post.

23 July 2014

Kuwait, the Gulf's Poster Child of Democracy, Strips Opposition Members of Citizenship

Kuwait's decision to revoke the nationalities of opposition members and their families has sent shock waves across the Gulf. Noor Mattar tells us why.

22 July 2014

Court Ruling Against Restaurant Reviewer Leaves French Bloggers Reeling

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The presiding judge ruled that while the review fell "within the scope of freedom of expression" its title was defamatory.

‘Syria Is With You, Gaza’

From poets to activists from the heart of Aleppo, where the bombs keep falling, shows of Syrian-Palestinian solidarity are constant. Syria Untold has the story.

19 July 2014

The World Stands With Palestine: Protests On Every Continent

Protests have sprung up in numerous cities around the world to support Palestine and call for an end to the ongoing attacks. Here are photographs from some.

Artists Explore the ‘Melting Point’ of Art and Propaganda in Skopje

17 July 2014

It's Raining Fire in Gaza: Israel Starts Ground Invasion

Palestinians say it is raining fire in Gaza, after Israel started ground operations into the besieged enclave tonight.

13 July 2014

These Cubans Are Puckering Up in Support of LGBT Rights

The second kissing sit-in, or "besada" in Spanish, protested the New Cuban Labor Code, which excludes gender identity as a motive for workplace discrimination.

12 July 2014

A Summer Reading List from Global Voices French-Language Contributors

Need some summer reading material? Here's a reading list of mostly Francophone authors recommended by the GV community.

8 July 2014

Arabs Gloat at Brazil's World Cup Defeat

Arabs gloat at Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup semi-finals which ended minutes ago

This Project Is Helping France Unlearn Its Stereotypes About Romania

Newsroum is a school project from La Sorbonne journalism school in France that is dedicated to fighting clichés about Romania.