Stories from 5 March 2015
Ricardo Fraga’s right to protest has been legally suspended for the last 728 days. He cannot post or mention anything about the high-rise construction project that is changing his neighborhood.
Since the infamous 'blogger law' came into power in Russia seven months ago, Roscomnadzor documented 67 violations, but not a single blogger has been punished for swearing or religious offenses.
"To witness the solidarity shown by swimmers at Arica beach to save some people with a human chain makes me believe in humanity!"
A city councillor who struggles in Tajikistan's state language, Tajik, has used the language to hit back at her critics in a rather rude way.
@faeriedevilish, blogging for Infoactivismo, reflects on the need to be creative in communicating our protests. Along those lines, the author explains the importance of creativity while referring to protesting events in Ayotzinapa, where photocopies of the victims’ faces were used to attract and generate awareness about the terrible incidents. Illustrators...
Talha Baloch was originally from the coastal Balochistan city of Gwadar. But after a series of career dead ends, he moved to Lyari, Karachi, known for producing excellent boxers.
When journalists plagiarize the work of Global Voices, are they exploiting the fact that we're a small media outlet?
Thailand is a Buddhist-majority country while Muslims constitute about 5 percent of the population. Some Thais are unhappy with the intolerance demonstrated by the protesters.
Global Voices profiles four citizen initiatives that are providing relief to populations affected by Madagascar's new floods.
The alleged images show a young man sitting on the ground, wearing only underwear, as soldiers—apparently high-ranking members of the Armed Forces of São Tomé and Príncipe—beat him mercilessly.