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22 September 2016
The documentary film “Clear Cut Crime” shows the toxic effects of collusion between illegal logging and politicians in Romania and Ukraine.
21 September 2016
18 September 2016
The island of Crete is a crossroads for migrants and refugees. It's there that musician Stelios Petrakis finds his inspiration.
16 September 2016
Members of a parents' group are protesting the Greek government's decision to integrate more than 15,000 children from refugee and migrant families into the national education system.
11 September 2016
"As an engaged documentary author my motivation is to break the existing image about women in Macedonia."
10 September 2016
Yugoslav Comic ‘Dikan’ Is Back to Remind Us We're All Descendants of Migrants in Some Way or Another
"Finally, we, the Early Slavs, have inhabited the Internet, too. We bid you a warm welcome and pleasant stay."
You'll find little in common between François Fillon, the former French prime minister, and Dorcas Dienda, a current contestant in the “Miss DRC” beauty pageant. But that being said...
4 September 2016
30 August 2016
24 August 2016
"We must teach all dictators a lesson, that all people will come together against any dictatorial regime in the world."
19 August 2016
16 August 2016
Syria’s ‘White Helmets’ Have Saved Thousands of Lives. Now, They’re Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
"In a conflict where too many have chosen violence, the White Helmets wake up everyday to save the lives others are trying so hard to take."
12 August 2016
"For partisan commenters on both sides, compromise seems impossible. Kashmir is like Solomon’s Baby, except both of its prospective mothers are happy to cut it in half."
10 August 2016
31 July 2016
Two Global Voices contributors spent a week working with a British charity in Calais, France in solidarity with the refugees and migrants of the so-called "Calais Jungle".
26 July 2016
Thanks to YouTube, almost half a century after it was first created, the Ukrainian cartoon series "How the Cossacks.." is making a global comeback.
24 July 2016
18 July 2016
The rescue operation Sos Méditerranée publishes accounts of people who have survived journeys across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their blog.
17 July 2016
15 July 2016
"Please, today, let us just stay in the now. Let us respect grieving families and friends and in so doing, let us also pay tribute to the other tragedies before."