Stories from 7 April 2014
Prisoners have used Twitter to publicize the conditions at the prison, so horrible that a prosecutor once refused to enter and inspect the hospital ward because she “has family”.
The USAID-created "Cuban Twitter" revealed last week in an AP report stemmed from a shortsighted and condescending idea about what happens when repressed populations get their hands on communications technologies.
Global Voices Meetups are back in 2014! Our first gathering of the new year will be in Lagos, Nigeria on April 17, 2014. Find out how to sign up.
Nesting season is here. Learn a few facts about this sea turtle, which returns to the beaches of Puerto Rico each year to lay its eggs.
About 814.5 million voters will be voting in nine phases in the world's largest elections, starting April 7.
Afghans have faced down the Taliban and their votes are being counted. Meanwhile, one candidate is already declaring himself the first round's preliminary leader.
A satirist and prominent social critic has returned to the airwaves in South Korea after being acquitted on charges of defaming the president.