Stories from 5 April 2023
Environmental investigative journalism makes headway in Côte d'Ivoire: An interview with Ismael Angoh
From environmental resource misuse to open dumping of toxic waste or wastewater in its rivers, Africa’s environmental issues are plentiful. Global Voices interviewed Ismael Angoh to understand this profession's challenges.
Politicians from neighboring countries have been warning of spreading of PMC Wagner group influence via Serbia, where recruitment advertisement scandal was hushed up.
Why do Western governments delegate border control to AI more and more? An interview with Petra Molnar
Many Western governments delegate border control and refugee crisis management to private companies that rely more and more on AI and technology, in effect dehumanizing people on the move.
The leader of the largest Amazonian Indigenous organization, now divided, believes that women can unify it
One of the most important Indigenous organizations is fragmented. Fany Kiuru believes that women can strengthen it.
He saw and knew that the Russians were entrenching themselves in the exclusion zone, exposing themselves to danger. He could have told them, but no one asked.
Ethiopia’s ethnic Afar minority number about two percent of Ethiopia’s estimated 119 million population and are mostly pastoralist.
Social media platforms have an oversized influence on political events such as elections, and they have a responsibility to advance democracy.
Local organizers downplayed censorship as a non-issue and stressed that “she hoped all participants from around the globe could abide by local laws and respect the local culture.”
A murder victim, rape survivor, and porn star: Hong Kong's media biases highlight misogynist social undercurrents
Abby Choi’s femicide, Maple Yip’s whistleblowing, and the release of Erena So’s porn film have triggered debate about media ethics and gender awareness in the Hong Kong.