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31 July 2016

Stories from 31 July 2016

Helping Out With Migrants Stuck in Calais, France

Two Global Voices contributors spent a week working with a British charity in Calais, France in solidarity with the refugees and migrants of the so-called "Calais Jungle".

Once, Students in the US Were Punished for Speaking Spanish. Here, They Are Honored.

This is Concurso Nacional de Deletreo en Español, the National Spanish Spelling Bee.

Irom Sharmila’s Long Protest Is Over, but Military Impunity in Northeast India Continues

"The national media [...] used to show her fast, year after year. They made the story about the fast, never why she was fasting."

South Sudanese Journalists Face Increasing Threats as Political Violence Peaks

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Journalists have long struggled to survive in Sudan and South Sudan, but the impact of the conflict that erupted in 2013 has made working in media even more dangerous.

Japanese on the Move: Life Stories of Transmigration

What is it like to call two countries home? What makes migrants move in the first place and how do they settle in a new society? Where do they belong?

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