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Germany's crackdown on Arabs and Muslims post-October 7 echoes past patterns of discrimination, leading to a profound sense of isolation and betrayal among them in the country.
Many Hongkongers overseas have opened cha chaan teng, Hong Kong-style cafes, snack shops or online food shops, due to homesickness or the need to earn a living,
"... a staggering 90 percent of African cultural property is currently housed in European museums. Calls for the repatriation of these stolen artifacts displayed in Western museums have intensified ..."
While the UK perceives migration as a problem, human rights activists from Africa and the African Union disagree
The UK and Rwanda governments have inked a controversial deal to relocate certain asylum seekers from Britain to Rwanda.
LGBTQ+ support NGO: 'Deaths in refugee camps, especially among the LGBTQ+ community, are becoming a troubling trend. This is no longer just an incident but a cry for help.'
Mamadou Ba draws attention to the shadows of Portugal's colonial past in the face of growing far-right politics
The risk of pitting various African countries against one another since the Niger coup seems to be increasing while an ultimatum from the African Union lies fallow.
Activists Maryam Bahrami and Setayesh Hadizadeh share their 80-day sit-in experiences in Berlin, advocating for reduced Germany-Iran diplomatic relations to protest human rights violations in Iran.
Russian influence in Africa exists in some areas — notably in security and the arms trade — but most authors who have written on the subject conclude that the overall impact should not be overstated.
A center will open in Albania to temporarily accommodate immigrants en route to Italy, while their asylum applications are assessed.
X has softened its violent speech policy significantly, decreasing both the scope of its provision on violent speech as well as the consequences imposed when such speech is detected.
How to translate into French a Tibetan author who writes in Chinese about profoundly Tibetan realities? A Global Voices interview with the project participants.
In the 1950s, Portugal's dictatorship overhauled the country's national identity and embraced the theory of the good colonizer. What traces are left of that narrative today?
Human rights defender Sajini Wickramasinghe analyses the UK online safety bill to explain how certain serious concerns in the impending Sri Lankan bill can be addressed and tackled.
There are four main principles that we, with our community, identified as key for the internet: it must be open, global, secure, and trustworthy.
Every year in Argentina history is commemorated to show the other side of history, the side of the defeated.
For African literary criticism: Interview with the founder of francophone ‘African literary chronicles’
In 2021, the Goncourt Prize was awarded to a Senegalese author, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr. Does this, however, imply that Francophone African literatures are known and recognized at their true value?
As Czech comics are being recognized at home and internationally, Global Voices spoke to Filip Zatloukal, an artist who explores new styles in an art form mixing text and illustration.
Despite the visit, support for Assange's release remains low in the US. If extradited, he could face a sentence of up to 175 years in prison.
There exists a noticeable lack of uniformity in how EU institutions, bodies, committees, and agencies refer to Kosovo in official capacities. However, the gradual fading away of the asterisk and footnote has become subtly apparent.
Horace Ové, Trinidad-born trailblazer of Black British cinema, leaves behind a rich legacy of films and photographs
"He worked outside of the system, showing generations of Black filmmakers that it could be done, and that their voices have power."