Stories from 1 June 2017
Wrong photos. Wrong countries. Some officials of the Philippines defended the martial law declaration in Mindanao by posting photos of the Vietnam War, Thailand's 2014 coup, and the Honduran police.
Netizen Report: In ‘State of Emergency’, Internet Shutdowns Leave Ethiopians and Venezuelans Struggling to Connect
Ethiopia' shut down the Internet, Egypt censored 21 news websites, Facebook 'mistakenly' blocked images honoring Tiananmen Square victims.
Afghan Mukhtarli thought he had escaped Azerbaijan. He ended up back there, without his passport and facing jail time.
This blackout is broader in scope and scale than past ones, effectively eliminating Ethiopia from the map of the global Internet.
Global Voices seeks a part-time Project Editor to oversee our ongoing coverage of Russia, analyzing the Russian-language Internet, online speech, and social networks.
In this episode, we take you to Venezuela, Indian-administered Kashmir, Thailand, Nigeria, and Brazil.
"Of course, sports alone cannot lift a country out of poverty. But they can help inspire social change."
"Each one of us Dalit’s progress in education is determined by these fellowship grants. When we are denied these, we undergo mental harassment and our societal death."
"This is not an occasion to celebrate. Jews around the world must resist this violence, supposedly perpetrated in our names."
"Pedicabs...provide an essential mobility service for much of South Asia. The industry to produce and manage cycle rickshaws likewise is also a major employment and income source..."