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3 September 2019

Stories from 3 September 2019

Bangladesh cuts access to mobile phone services for the Rohingya

Advox

The Bangladeshi government has ordered telecommunications companies to block cell phone access at Rohingya camps, on the pretext of protecting ‘national security.’

As Hurricane Dorian devastates the Bahamas, a cry for the Caribbean to face up to the climate crisis

"This is not a political or bipartisan issue; this is a human rights necessity in the face of global climate collapse."

Global Voices is seeking a part-time editor for Spanish-speaking Latin America

Global Voices (GV) is seeking a part-time bilingual Spanish/English editor for its coverage of Spanish-speaking Latin American countries.

At a floating village in Cambodia, children drift away from schooling

“Some children can’t catch up with other students and decide to stop and go to work.”

Citizens rally to protect natural area in Mexico

Peña Colorada is an area comprised of more than 12,000 acres, located northeast of Querétaro's capital, Santiago de Querétaro, and one of the most ecologically rich areas of the city.

The plight of Kuwait's stateless community: Silenced and deprived of human rights

Advox

The security services spare no effort to target and silence the human rights movement of Kuwait's stateless community.

Hong Kong netizens dub protester airport evacuation ‘Hong Kong's Dunkirk’

Protesters were trapped in the airport highway and hundreds of private vehicles came to their rescue. The incident was coined as Hong Kong version of Dunkirk evacuation.