Podcast: Pakistan's government, COVID-19 in Shanghai, and introducing Green Voices

Shanghai Skyline by Keith Marshall. Used under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license.

This week we start in Pakistan, where GV contributor Umaima Ahmed tells us what has been happening to the government over the past two weeks, and why former Prime Minister Imran Khan is protesting the streets. We then go to Shanghai, where East Asia Editor Oiwan Lam tells us why the zero COVID-19 policy and its attendant lockdown is making life untenable for the 26 million residents of the city. Finally, Associate Editor Sydney Allen joins us to introduce Green Voices, GV's environment focused coverage.

The Global Voices Podcast brings you local news from all over the world. Each week, insiders from our community share what news matters more in their communities and how they build their stories out of the local context. Listen now for your weekly dose of global news in local voices.

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