Stories from October, 2014
Tensions High as Holy Site Reopens Following Targeted Assassination Attempt of Jewish Activist in Jerusalem
The targeted assassination attempt of Rabbi Yehuda Glick is being called a "dangerous escalation" in Israeli-Palestinian relations, leaving many concerned the region is on the brink of a third intifada.
Zambia's fifth president, Michael Sata, died on October 28, 2014. Zambians question the government's decision not to tell the nation the truth about his health.
For the second year in a row, Global Voices mentored a team of fellows from the Melton Foundation on blogging, social media research and how to amplify under-represented stories online.
More than a thousand people gathered in Myanmar's capital to call for an investigation into the death of a journalist who supporters allege was tortured and killed by the army.
The holiday of Halloween is back on the government's agenda in Tajikistan, meaning citizens in possession of a pumpkin should beware.
Locked in a two-year battle with Lebanon’s General Security bureau, playwright Lucien Bourjeily never imagined his verbatim “docuplay” about the censorship process would make it past the censors.
Iyad El-Baghdadi, who played a key role in social media activism around the Arab uprisings, was deported from the UAE April. Until last week, little was known of his fate.
The people of Gaza are doing what they can to prepare for the winter in the wake of war, which left an estimated 100,000 homeless.
A group of high school students in Thailand is organizing a series of protests, demanding education reforms from the military-led government.
Hazel Ward-Redman, who showcased the musical and artistic talent of young Trinbagonians through her television shows, has passed away. Fans and protégés pay their respects.
The Ukrainian army and pro-Kyiv forces, underfunded by the state, have relied heavily on support from ordinary Ukrainians like Aleksandr Makarenko, who has raised over $75,000 on social media.
Good will is a rare commodity among Russian social media users, and Russia's logo for the 2018 World Cup became the target of mockery the moment it went public.
Global Voices looks at 19 infographics that help explain the promising future ahead for Southeast Asia, as well as the obstacles to greater regional prosperity.