Stories from 28 October 2014
One of Russia’s most popular news websites, the once vaunted Lenta.ru, finds itself at the center of a scandal today, after publishing an ethnic breakdown of Russia’s 200 richest people.
Protests swept cities in Burkina Faso over President Blaise Compaoré's proposed changes to the constitution to let him run for office again. He has held power for 27 years.
According to the UNHCR, 612,700 applied for asylum in North America, Europe, East Asia and the Pacific last year – the highest since 2001.
As Ukraine counts the votes in its parliamentary elections, we take a look at the online citizen tools that Ukrainians used to report violations and discuss the candidates.
The LGBT Muslims blog identified 5 Muslim nations where the legal system does not outlaw homosexuality. The 5 countries are : Mali, Jordan, Indonesia, Turkey and Albania. While the law in these countries does not criminalize gay lifestyles, the LGBT Muslims blog points out that LGBT communities still suffer from...
To celebrate 10 years of Global Voices, we are interviewing our contributors. In this installment, early GV Spanish member Gabriela Garcia Calderón tells us about her long-lasting commitment.
Hope was in the air at the colorful 2014 LGBT Taiwan Pride Parade, where two participants in particular wrote on their T-shirts that the looked forward to getting married.
What are Iranians biggest fears? A filmmaker asked people in the streets of Tehran to find out.
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The election was one of the most hotly contested in Brazil's democratic history. Following defeat, some supporters of Aécio Neves started a petition to impeach Rousseff.
Cheng Hsin-Tse was sentenced to death in 2002 for the murder of a police officer. Due to the lack of hard evidence, his supporters want a review of his sentence.
While Zambians all over the world celebrated the holiday with food, the national colours, and more, some observations have raised serious questions about the country's past and future.