Stories from 2014
In 2014, the Global Voices Advox team covered more stories than ever before. From Egypt to Ethiopia to Tajikistan to Turkey, our authors wrote what they saw on the ground,...
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Our contributors worldwide worked hard to cover the important stories missed or misreported by mainstream media in 2014. Let's catch up on some of the headlines.
"This electoral campaign period has brought out some sad realities about us as people."
Protests against president Bongo broke out in Gabon last week provoking one death and several arrests.
Horrified by the attack on a Peshawar school by Taliban militants, who killed more than 130 students, Pakistanis are protesting for an end to violent radicalism.
A traditional Native Alaskan story called "Kunuuksaayuka" has become a video game thanks to a collaborative initiative that seeks to preserve their culture and language.
Although plans are now on hold due to regulatory restrictions, advocates worry that the company may yet find a way impose the fee increase.
In 2014 Global Voices' Central Asia team wrote about Sochi, Afghan elections, Tajikistan behaving strangely, a Kazakh currency devaluation, an Uzbek Princess' fall and a volleyball tournament in Taiwan. What?
The Skopje 2014 project is a controversial and costly initiative that aims to give the city's buildings makeover in the neoclassical or baroque style.
Ukrainian hackers are fighting the Russian-led occupation of Donbas and Crimea by occupying security cameras and hijacking networked printers in Eastern Ukraine and Russia.
Thailand in 2014: Street protests, martial law regime, media and web censorship, and the rise to power of a junta-backed government. Will 2015 bring change?
Lisa Hanna, Jamaica's minister of youth and culture, has faced criticism for posting a photo of herself in a swimsuit and T-shirt on Instagram.
"Sara Joffré, playwright, director, an example of work and creativity, has died. She did a lot, enthusiastically and well."
As Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar traveled the country for her "Holiday Toy Drive", some netizens were concerned about her spending in light of a precarious economic future.
For many young Chinese, Christmas is simply a lighthearted diversion that has little to do with religious faith, but authorities see the Western festival as a threat.
The 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and 10th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the...
After bicycling for 35 days accompanied only by his bike, 28-year old Brazilian Carlos Eduardo Lemos de Oliveira achieved his goal: he took a selfie with Uruguay's President José Mujica. Brasileiro...
Protester arrests highlighted the opaque practices under which the city's law enforcement agencies and online service providers handle Internet user data.