Stories about Weblog from June, 2020
A boy must endure and somehow learn, own his own, how to deal with the racist taunts of his new classmates.
July 1 is a day of destiny for a city that China is determined to bring under its full control.
"I call on the government to stop dancing to Beijing’s tune and prioritise our people’s health and safety."
Various threats, arrests, and detentions happened in under 15 days.
African productions are gaining traction on the platform.
Pro-protest mainlanders get doxxed by hostile internet users at home and sometimes face discrimination in their adopted city.
A study by Agência Pública shows that deaths and hospitalizations among black people with COVID-19 rose at a faster rate than among white people in Brazil.
The use of Aadhaar-based authentication makes exclusions more likely.
A number of students were manhandled, baton-charged and arrested in Quetta, Balochistan, for protesting against non-availability of internet after their classes shifted online due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Batool Jacob paints on topics related to the Lebanese protests through a feminist and libertarian lens.
Black Lives Matter rallies and marches were held in cities across Japan throughout June, part of a global display of solidarity with demonstrators in the United States and other countries.
Amid global action against racism, France has been divided for several weeks over what to do about statues of historical figures that are connected to slavery and colonialism.
A former prisoner of conscience talks about her experience after she was arrested and the impact her incarceration had on her family.
African domestic workers are essentially slaves in the Gulf and Arab countries, under the Kafala sponsorship system that allows this exploitation and abuse to continue.
Local media and politicians have distorted reopening policies in neighbouring countries for political gain.
Pro-democracy flash mob protests rocked Thailand in January and February. COVID-19 has shifted acts of resistance to cyberspace.
Pakistan has implemented new lockdown restrictions after a letter from the WHO urged the country to improve testing and control outbreak numbers.
In Uganda, the needs of marginalized people — especially those of persons with disabilities — were conspicuously absent in President Yoweri Museveni’s COVID-19 directives.
In the wake of Black Lives Matter's protests, death of black 5-year-old becomes symbol of Brazil's racism and inequality
Miguel plunged from the ninth floor of a building while under the care of his mother’s white employer
Along with six other indigenous languages in Taiwan, Sakizaya is classified as “critically endangered” by UNESCO.
Transgender people told Global Voices that Brussels has failed to stand up to Budapest on the issue.