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The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: The Status Quo Has Got to Go

Categories: Caribbean, Middle East & North Africa, Oceania, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict, Women & Gender, Global Voices Podcast

The Week That Was at Global Voices podcast takes a look at some of the stories that have recently come out of the Global Voices newsroom. This week, we speak to our contributor Endalk about protests, identity politics and state violence in Ethiopia. [1]

We also tell you tales of tragedy, discrimination, and language activism from Pakistan, Trinidad and Tobago and Australia. And Salma Essam, narrates the anguish she’s feeling on the third anniversary of the Rabaa massacre in Egypt. [2]

Many thanks to Sana Saleem [3], Eduardo Avila [4], Janine Mendes-Franco [5] and all our authors, translators and editors who helped make this episode possible.

In this edition, we featured Creative Commons licensed music from the Free Music Archive, including Please Listen Carefully [6] by Jahzzar (CC BY-SA 4.0); Clover [7] by Little Glass Men (CC BY 4.0); Stay [8] by Igor_Khabarov (CC BY-NC 3.0); Modulation of the Spirit [9] by Little Glass Men (CC BY 3.0 US); The Sink [10] by Cory Gray (CC BY-NC 3.0); Se recourber by Monplaisir [11] (CC0 1.0); and Bongo Avenger [12] by Eric & Ryan Kilkenny (CC BY-NC 4.0). [12]

The feature image [1] in this story is a protest in Ethiopia from Abdi Lemessa's Facebook page. Used with permission.