Stories about Western Europe from November, 2016
“The End is Near”. “Remember What We Sacrificed”. Dispatches from Eastern Aleppo.
"I direct my message to Syrian activists [...] I ask them to send out our message that we have sacrificed for and keep on sacrificing."
Looking Back on the Evolution of Citizen Journalism with the Organisation ‘Periodismo Ciudadano’
Ten years after its first appearance, Periodismo Ciudadano, an organization devoted to user-generated content, reflects on the evolution of online media and the cases that moved readers and witnesses.
Winners Galore at the 34th Athens Classic Marathon
The 34th Athens Classic Marathon came to Greece last weekend, and there were more than a few big winners.
The World According to Russian Stereotypes
RuNet Echo explores popular stereotypes about foreigners gleaned from autocomplete suggestions generated by the website Yandex, Russia’s most popular Internet search engine.
UN Chiefs Chat Trump, Climate Change, Migration, and Water with Global Voices
Work tackling some of the world's most pressing issues should continue, regardless of the new US president-elect's positions on them.
A French Videographer is Detained, Highlighting France's Odd Use of ‘State of Emergency’
Gaspard Glantz, Taranis News site creator and video reporter focusing on protest movements in France is facing legal challenges that constraint his work.
‘In Our World, You're Either Born With the Right Passport or Not’
Amélie Jacques, a French blogger, reacts to the current situation with refugees in Calais, France.
Sweden Joins International Effort to Recognize ‘World Kobane Day’
Several Swedish cities have joined the “World Kobane Day” movement in solidarity with the city that fought and defeated ISIS in 2015.
Winter Is Coming: Balkans Prepares for the New Smog Season
Inhabitants of the Balkans brace for winter, the time of year when the omnipresent air pollution literally becomes visible and even more tangible.
Kehinde Wiley Reimagines Old Portraits Because ‘If Black Lives Matter, They Deserve to Be in Paintings’
Kehinde Wiley thinks art, at its best, highlights what we as human beings value. That's why all his portraits have at their center a person of color.