Featured stories from September 2023
Stories from September, 2023
Over 260,000 people have signed a petition seeking to ban Marlian Music, the Afrobeats singer's former record label.
Many expressed worries that the premade food sector will offer children untra-processed food and take away jobs.
As Czech comics are being recognized at home and internationally, Global Voices spoke to Filip Zatloukal, an artist who explores new styles in an art form mixing text and illustration.
Global Voices interviewed Delhi-based tattoo artist Arjel, who has dedicated himself to researching and compiling the tattoo motifs of Indian Indigenous tribes.
Nigeria was ranked 123rd out of 180 countries on the World Press Freedom Index for 2023.
In memory of Ignacio Tomichá Chuvé: Bésiro language digital activist from Bolivia. His enduring legacy will live on through the digital resources he created to promote his language and culture across diverse spaces.
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) launched by Xi Jinping 10 years ago has intensified Sinophobia associated with the activities of Chinese companies.
Despite the visit, support for Assange's release remains low in the US. If extradited, he could face a sentence of up to 175 years in prison.
Ongoing oppression, ethnic and sectarian conflicts, and political unrest have greatly reduced the Middle East's Assyrian community, endangering their 3000-year-old Assyrian language in its native Middle Eastern home.
While the previous versions of the law have been criticised for not doing enough, the DPDP Act gives the government the power to grant blanket exemptions to any government, or government body.
Existing legislation in Azerbaijan does not address hate crimes based on gender identity or sexual orientation. There is also no law on bullying despite advocacy efforts of activists.
A wave of coups d’état and the subsequent withdrawal of international military allies has facilitated the rise of Jihadist groups in the Sahel region.
A shooting, a robbery and a political resignation — all in one day — makes Jamaica examine issues of governance
The country's Integrity Commission is embroiled in controversy, so when one of its senior members was shot and robbed, many threads began to unravel.
Female genital mutilation is recognized as a violation of human rights affecting approximately 200 million women globally, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund.
Facebook's evolving relationship with the news industry, algorithm adjustments, and their repercussions on local media outlets add complexity to the landscape of news dissemination, particularly affecting smaller, independent media outlets.
The reason Roskomnadzor cited was that the movie attempted to break the 'principles of the unity of the peoples of Russia.'
To better understand the forthcoming presidential election, Global Voices offers a mini-guide highlighting valuable information sources for staying updated on Malagasy news
In Central Asia, the concerts of pro-war Russian celebrities are canceled in solidarity with Ukraine
In contrast to the governments in Central Asia, which maintain an ambiguous position, ordinary people in the region have expressed their political stance more clearly by expressing solidarity with Ukraine.
"In this system, journalists are expected to conform to the contours of power rather than challenging them."
Young people attempt to build the city of the future in Russian province, while residents seek the past
Artists have come back to Chaykovsky, a small town in Russia, and have established a public cultural center there. They now face resistance from officials and a lack of understanding among local residents.
There exists a noticeable lack of uniformity in how EU institutions, bodies, committees, and agencies refer to Kosovo in official capacities. However, the gradual fading away of the asterisk and footnote has become subtly apparent.