Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

12 March 2013

Stories from 12 March 2013

Mercedes for President of Dilapidated Slovak University

World Day Against Cyber Censorship

Advox

March 12 is World Day Against Cyber Censorship. Reporters Without Borders and other advocates for Internet rights are calling on activists, movements and organizations around the world to participate by...

Indian Censor Board Restricts Papilio Buddha, A Gandhi Critic Movie

Papilio Buddha, a Malaylam language feature film, had initially been banned by the Indian censor board for defaming the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi until it got cleared for...

Iran: Foreign VPNs Blocked

Propaganda & Mystery in Russia's Browder-Magnitsky Case

RuNet Echo

Conspiracies are the stuff of Russian politics, and the anarchy of online political discourse makes the RuNet an especially exciting place to watch conspiracy theories unfold. Consider Bill Browder and...

The Curious Case of Hugo Chávez and Peru

As we all know, Hugo Chávez, president of Venezuela, died on March 5. But what we are perhaps less familiar with is the symbiotic relationship between Chávez and Peru.

Serbia's First Startup Weekend

Challenges in Learning a Foreign Language

São Tomé and Príncipe's Youth Skeptical of Government Promises

Myanmar's Exiled Broadcaster to Return Home

Digitizing the National Library of Vietnam

Thousands of Dead Pigs Found Floating in Shanghai River

Thousands of dead pigs have been found floating in the Huangpu River, which flows through the middle of Shanghai. While the local authorities asserted that the dead pigs have not...

Video: Chinese Journalist Fights Censorship

Video: The 70's Generation in China

TV Journalist Attacked In Maldives

Bikini Babes Advocate for Breastfeeding

Beijing Air Pollution Satire Deleted