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4 June 2021

Stories from 4 June 2021

Global Voices’ top stories on biodiversity, as the planet observes World Environment Day

A selection of our best recent stories highlighting the importance of biodiversity and the achievements and challenges associated with these efforts around the world.

Nigerian government suspends Twitter after controversy over president's deleted tweet threatening violence

Nigeria twitter users from different ethnic groups adopted Igbo names while trending the #IamIgboToo hashtag to express their solidarity with the Igbo people, targets of President Buhari’s offensive tweet.  

How the lack of Brazilian correspondents in China affects perceptions of both countries

Journalists Marcelo Ninio and Talita Fernandes discuss Brazilian perspectives on China.

Myanmar navy deserters speak out against military regime

"The soldiers we saw when we were young were loved by the people. But what they are doing now is just opposite of what I believe and ... want to...

Remembering Tiananmen in Hong Kong: An increasingly risky act of resistance

Despite all the legal threats, Hongkongers are finding their own ways to commemorate June 4.

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