Stories from June, 2020
One of the many casualties of the Chinese state's assault on Uyghurs is the climate of progressive and education and culture fostered and funded by Uyghur entrepreneurs.
African domestic workers are essentially slaves in the Gulf and Arab countries, under the Kafala sponsorship system that allows this exploitation and abuse to continue.
Local media and politicians have distorted reopening policies in neighbouring countries for political gain.
Pro-democracy flash mob protests rocked Thailand in January and February. COVID-19 has shifted acts of resistance to cyberspace.
"For Czech society, accepting that a non-white person can be Czech is too unusual and often not digestible."
Pakistan has implemented new lockdown restrictions after a letter from the WHO urged the country to improve testing and control outbreak numbers.
The Czech society started discussing ethnic discrimination and diversity after the fall of Communism, which had erroneously claimed to have eradicated racism.
"It's not an action that Columbus' local devotees ever imagined enacting: for them, the old map not only rules, but should always rule, no matter how much blood drenches it."
In Uganda, the needs of marginalized people — especially those of persons with disabilities — were conspicuously absent in President Yoweri Museveni’s COVID-19 directives.
Last month Global Voices looked at preparations for an unusual tourist season in Albania. Now it is underway, with mixed results.
In the wake of Black Lives Matter's protests, death of black 5-year-old becomes symbol of Brazil's racism and inequality
Miguel plunged from the ninth floor of a building while under the care of his mother’s white employer
Amadou Diallo, a Guinean in the USA, was shot 41 times by NYC police. His family sued the city and settled for $3 million and created the Amadou Diallo Foundation in...
Along with six other indigenous languages in Taiwan, Sakizaya is classified as “critically endangered” by UNESCO.
Transgender people told Global Voices that Brussels has failed to stand up to Budapest on the issue.
"The government will not hesitate to arrest opposition activists and voters for violating this or that anti-virus rule while giving a free pass to its own supporters."
"This draft law threatens everyone, particularly vulnerable people without political connections or financial resources. "
Fans of Soviet rock star Viktor Tsoi mark his birthday, June 21, remembering his freedom-loving songs that still resonate three decades after his death in 1990.
Around a third of the 612 rioters currently awaiting trial are younger than 20, while at least 14 are under 16-years-old.
Cameroonians rely heavily on mangroves for fish and firewood, but exploiting its resources has pushed it to the brink. A spike in fish prices is largely blamed on mangrove depletion.
The Kano COVID-19 deaths: Forced relocations and disinformation creates widespread confusion (Part II)
Forced relocations of children contributed to the possible spread of COVID-19 and online disinformation along ethnoreligious lines added to the general confusion surrounding mass deaths in Kano State, Nigeria.