Donate today to keep Global Voices strong!

Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices!

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  »

9 July 2014

Stories from 9 July 2014

Russia's Armchair Warrior Turns on Ukraine's Rebel Leader

RuNet Echo

Russians are finding the humor in one intellectual's rant against the rebel militia commander in eastern Ukraine.

Braving High Risks and Heavy Censorship in China, Tibetan Musicians Sing Their Love for Tibet

The censorship of music within both Tibet and China has been known to reach absurd heights.

The Irreplaceable Personal Student-Teacher Relationship

Gmail Now Offers 71 Languages, From Afrikaans to Zulu

Featured Posts on #RedViajAR This Week

Young People Could Have a Tremendous Impact on Indonesia's Elections. So What Do They Think?

EngageMedia compiled videos of young people explaining their perspectives about the important 2014 presidential elections.

Cuban Architect Mario Coyula Remembered

Brazilian Police Say These Two Men Had Explosives During an Anti-World Cup Protest. Photos and Videos Tell a Different Story

Activists accuse the police of faking evidence to incriminate two men arrested during a protest against the World Cup.

Bermuda: Who's the Murderer?

Will India's Search for ‘Black Money’ Stashed Abroad End in Fortune or Frustration?

It depends on who you ask. Some estimates put the amount of money stashed abroad at $1.34 trillion, which India would use for its development.

Deported Sri Lankan Asylum Seekers Speak of Mistreatment by Australian Authorities

Guyana's Foreign Minister Comes Out Swinging After the US Ambassador Criticizes the Lack of Local Elections

The ruling People's Progressive Party (PPP) administration has failed to hold local government elections for 20 years.

Bahrain Kicks Out Visiting American Human Rights Official

Bahrain, ruled by the Sunni al-Khalifa family, has faced criticism for its human rights record ever since the military cracked down on Shi'ite Muslim-led protests against the government in 2011.

Peruvian Singer Pisko's Viral Hit Gets People Talking Patriotism

A rock number to celebrate Peru's best features becomes a viral sensation, stirring debate about national identity.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
* = required field
Email Frequency

No thanks, show me the site