Stories from 11 April 2023
As deep-sea mining decision still hangs in the balance, young Jamaican activists continue to campaign
Dishearteningly for the campaigners, the talks ended with no clear conclusion, despite strong and growing concerns. The International Seabed Authority Council meets again on July 10, a critical date.
"The groundwork for a profound transformation in women's role within all aspects of society is being laid right now without a doubt."
The stickers read: "This product is expensive because of us. Remember this when you vote," accompanied by pictures of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his political ally Devlet Bahçeli.
In February 2023, Global Voices asked Ukrainians to share how they spent the first minutes and hours after they learned that Russia launched the full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
How internet shutdowns in Myanmar have been endangering lives and affecting humanitarian work since the coup
The internet blackout has made it difficult for locals to both send and receive information on the conditions in the region, report human rights abuses committed by the military regime, or raise funds for humanitarian business.
Some observers believe that the campaign is meant to prevent unemployed youths from causing trouble in big cities. Youth were key actors in the anti-zero COVID protests this year.