Stories about Eastern & Central Europe from February, 2018
During the week of February 19-25, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from the majority of the world's countries. Number 31 on the list? Macedonia. And number 191? Comoros.
Ranging from epic war dramas to romantic comedies, the Soviet Academy Award winners available online with subtitles in English and some other languages offer a perfect binge-watching opportunity.
A Serbian newspaper censored part of an obituary of a graphic artist, which noted that one of his last works was a book about censorship.
Serbian Journalists Face Harassment for Investigating Spending by Defense Minister (and His ‘Aunt From Canada’)
In spite of threats, investigative journalists keep demanding accountability from Serbian Minister of Defense Aleksandar Vulin.
During the week of February 12-18, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 209 countries. Number 68 on the list? Honduras. And number 139? Somalia.
"Lukov...was one of the fiercest advocates of Bulgaria’s Nazi-inspired 'Law for the Protection of the Nation' that, among other things, forced the country’s 50,000 Jews to wear yellow stars."
The latest manifestation of online platforms being targeted for censorship by government entities
During the week of February 5-11, 2018, Global Voices' stories and translations attracted readers from 195 countries!
"Why am I here, in an alien place, far from my mother?"
There are only an estimated few dozen individual Balkan lynx left in the wild.
Supporters of Bulgaria's Pirin National Park Protest for Its Protection With Music, Meditation, Running and Even Soup
Those rallying to protect the UNESCO World Heritage Site are employing artistic and creative ways to demand that Bulgaria's government roll back its decision allowing more construction in the park.