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Journalists, K-Pop fans, and community radio stations fight to share information on the country's protests.
Destruction of coastal forest for a major tourism project raises questions about Jamaica’s climate change posture
"A development of this nature is inappropriate for an area which has been afforded several levels of environmental protections, and is well recognised for its diverse and healthy coastal ecosystems."
After a series of abuses, citizens demand reforms. Can Latin American police forces leave behind a long-held militaristic culture?
A poll conducted at the Senate's page shows about 87 percent of Brazilians oppose Girão's bill, with more than 291,000 votes against the proposal versus 42,560 in favor
Many in Sri Lanka and abroad are condemning the impending ban on wearing burqas and other full-face coverings in public as a breach of human rights.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei continues to fight political censorship in China by using art, sound and social media to maintain the memory of the school victims of the 2008 Sichuan...
Global Voices (GV) is seeking to hire an Asia-Pacific based subeditor who will be responsible for editing stories written in or translated into English by our contributors. GV stories focus on...
The authorities seek to relieve pressure on the country's overcrowded jails as well as improve diplomatic relations, notably with Europe, which has imposed sanctions on Burundi following its controversial 2015 elections.
The new measures were met with much criticism, especially among working-class people who received very little or no financial support during the last year and a half of the pandemic.
#7FirstSteps is the minimum needed "to gauge meaningful improvement in the dismal human rights situation, and include immediate measures that can be implemented tomorrow morning if a political decision is made."
"I find things extremely difficult to believe in; that it's been exactly five years and that exactly five years from now, and the following years, will be spent without Bayram."
Facebook removes Ukrainian pro-government and opposition networks for ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’
Two different networks combined fake and authentic Facebook accounts and pages to push a mix of legitimate and manipulative content, COVID-19 satire, and political memes to Ukrainian audiences.
"The military junta could only terrorize our country but they can't rule. They could shoot, kill and arrest our young heroes called 'Spring flowers' but they can't avoid Burma's Spring."
As his contribution to the online design challenge "36 Days of Type," Trinidadian artist Nicholas Huggins decided to create a visual alphabet inspired by the architecture of the region.
Throughout Colombia, facades of buildings, businesses, institutions have been painted with messages of anger, hope, and sadness
A few decades ago, hundreds of thousands of mainly indigenous and poor, rural women were forcibly sterilised. These days, there are other means of reproductive control.
Hongkongers have been gathering to commemorate the June 4 Tiananmen Massacre since 1990. The court's ruling signals that anyone participating in commemorations this year risks being charged with unlawful assembly.
The government justified the suspension of Record TV África with the fact that its executive director was a "non-national" citizen. The network has since replaced him with an Angolan director.
The unique cat species is declining in number as their habitat of wetlands is shrinking, being turned into agricultural and developmental areas.
"The persecution of artists such as Zunar and Fahmi stifles creative expression, chills public discourse, and undermines trust in Malaysian authorities."