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2013

Stories from 2013

Pakistan Idol Makes Some Music Dreams Come True, Crushes Others

Pakistan now has its own version of the popular Idol singing competition. The first episode of Pakistan Idol was broadcast on December 6, 2013.

Cambodia’s Garment Workers Hold Nationwide Strike for Pay Hike

Thousands of Cambodian garment workers have joined a nationwide strike to press for a pay hike. Many workers also joined a protest rally organized by the opposition

South Korean Election Scandal Brings Three Religions Together

IMF Silent on Corruption in Cambodia?

GV Face: The News Cycle is Broken. Can Solutions Journalism Fix it?

What if the news could inspire and empower us to become more active citizens, to actually have an impact on the world?

Wishing You a Free Christmas from Hong Kong

Dishing on Sino-American Relations

Accenting the Positive on the Russian Internet

Indonesia's Haunting Tsunami Memorials Foreshadow Our Future

On the anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Ivan Sigal visits memorials of the disaster in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and finds prophesies of our future.

Haze and Haiyan: Southeast Asia’s Deadly Disasters of 2013

Global Voices coverage of the transboundary haze pollution in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia; and the deadly impact of super typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013

Chinese Challenge State Media's Rosy Take on Mao Zedong's Legacy

"Mao’s biggest crimes were the rectification movement expansion, which killed countless innocent intellectuals; the Great Leap Forward, which led millions of innocent people to starve; and the cruel Cultural Revolution..."

Killing of Two Demolition Officials by Chinese Veteran Farmer Wins Public Sympathy

The arrest of an old farmer for killing two men sent to evict his family in the east China city of Suzhou has provoked outcry on China’s social media.

Ukrainians Demand Justice for Beaten & Jailed #Euromaidan Protesters

As Euromaidan protests in Ukraine continue, reports and evidence of police brutality against protesters and journalists grow. Netizens are organizing to protect victims of police brutality.

Merry Christmas from Syrian Artists

A nation's distress can be described in a single artwork better than a million words. Here is how Syrian artists celebrated Christmas.

Debate on the Translation of Christmas into Chinese

Victim of China's One-Child-Policy, 7-year-old Boy Plans Revenge

#askPussyRiot Wants Your Questions

Impact Of Social Media In The Delhi Elections

“Dekh Le” – Reminding How Men Look at Women In Public Places

Chinese University Professor’s Resignation Letter Censored

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