Stories about Photos from November, 2014
If Mubarak Is Innocent, Who Ordered the Killing of 900 Protestors During the Egyptian Revolution?
Egyptians are back to the streets after a court acquitted former president Hosni Mubarak of killing protestors during the January 25 revolution.
Morehshin Allahyari's Art on Iranian Censorship Will Soon Be Out of This World
Iran’s censored Internet is a theme that features prominently in Morehshin Allahyari's art, some of which will soon be headed to outer space as part of the Forever Now project.
Selfies, ‘Sandwich Parties’ and ‘The Hunger Games': How Activists Have Challenged Thailand's Martial Law
Six months have passed since the army grabbed power and declared martial law in Thailand. During this time, Thai citizens have used various forms of protests against the junta.
Mourning Cricket Fans Honor Australia's Phillip Hughes With #PutOutYourBats
A Sydney IT worker's Twitter tribute to Hughes, who died Thursday, has gone viral. Fans are posting photos of a cricket bat and cap placed outside their door.
Mexico's Missing Ayotzinapa Students Are More Than Just a Number
Actors and illustrators are dedicating work to the missing student teachers in an effort to humanize them beyond the oft-cited number 43.
A March in Solidarity with Migrants Who Perished Trying to Reach Europe
“Europe is fighting its own make-believe enemy”: This is the message that a dozen of associations in defense of migrants wanted to convey when they organized a human chain between the tramway station “Droits de l'Homme (Human Rights)” and the EU Parliament station in Strasbourg on November 26. In order to put Human Rights back at...
Lovers of Myanmar's Architecture, Feast Your Eyes on These Photos From Yangon
Feast your eyes on these photos of Myanmar's "rich architectural heritage," found in Yangon, the nation's former capital.
Another Celebrity Wants to Help Africa, And He's No ‘Band Aid’
When it comes to helping Africa, there is Bob Geldof's approach with "Band Aid," and then there is Akon's.
Greenpeace Activist Injured in Confrontation with Spanish Navy
Environmental activist suffers serious injuries after an armed assault by the Spanish Navy on a Greenpeace boat protesting oil exploration in Spain's Canary Islands.
Kuwait Sentences 1,000 Bidoon Children to Illiteracy
Children from Kuwait's stateless Bidoon minority received a rude awakening when they tried to attend school this year.
Hijras, Bangladesh's ‘Third Gender’, Celebrate First Ever Pride Parade
Bangladesh's Hijra community won recognition as a separate gender identity last year, and photo captured them as they took to the streets in colourful style to celebrate the anniversary.
Young People Will Revitalize Politics, Promises This Year’s World Forum for Democracy
Three Global Voices members attended the third World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg, exploring innovative tools to create more youth engagement in the democratic process throughout the world.
See Rio de Janeiro's Favelas Through the Lens of Young Residents’ Pinhole Cameras
The "Mão na Lata" (Hand on can) project challenges teenagers from Complexo da Maré to document their community's daily life with pinhole cameras made from powdered milk cans.
Protests as Macedonia's Government Gives a Polluting Factory in Tetovo Another Break
Residents in several Macedonian cities protest the government's indecisiveness in doing anything about the dangerous levels of air pollution in and around Tetovo.
Many Hospitals in Guinea Closing Because of Ebola Virus
Due to detection of new cases of Ebola, entire departments of national hospitals of Conakry have now been closed .
Burkina Faso Activists Confront a Potential Coup After President's Departure
Confusion in Burkina Faso about what will happen after a popular revolution expelled President Compaoré.
Protesters Descend on Mexico City to Demand Action for Missing Ayotzinapa Students
"Whoever has him I'll give them my land in return for my son being brought back alive." Tens of thousands marched for Global Day of Action for Ayotzinapa.
Djibouti's Young People Look to Burkina Faso to Pave Their Own Democratic Way
On November 3, the Opposition Youth Movement marched in the streets of Djibouti City against the country's 15-year leader Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.
‘We Want to Live': Thousands Endure Hunger and Thirst in Syria's Besieged Yarmouk
Once home to 160,000 Palestinian refugees, the Yarmouk camp today houses 18,000 people under siege. The regime has cut their water supply. Online, netizens are drawing attention to their plight.