A new report details extensive violations by Armenian and Azerbaijani forces of international humanitarian law during the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War, including unlawful bombing, extrajudicial killings, and torture.
The Covid-19 restrictions in Bangladesh have impacted the livelihoods of people who earn daily wages and several citizen-driven aid efforts are ensuring that the hungry get fed.
In Kazakhstan, Sinophobia is often a tool instrumentalized by protest organizers to mobilize people as a form of criticism of governmental policies
Serbian tabloids rushed to denounce the decision as evidence of anti-Serb bias and hailed Mladic as a hero.
Unlike street protests, which require prior authorisation from local authorities, online rallies aren't technically subject to the same restrictions.
"Many people think ham radio is dead because of the Internet, but that's not true."
"Finally an expert has provided an explanation about the herd’s northbound journey. Local officials avoided addressing the truth."
"You can’t stand up. But you don’t want to kneel down. Then you can only lie down flat."
The deal was brokered by the US, Europe and Georgia was hailed as a "first step towards renewing confidence."
"When he called the police, the officer told him, 'If I could, I would burn homosexuals myself'."
In a country with a large informal economy, small business owners are skeptical of a new plan to make bitcoin a legal currency.
"Apple has clearly been forced to comply with legal regulations in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan."
Two organizers of the historic 1994 Manila Pride shared their reflections about the legacy of the protest and the continuing struggle to fight for LGBT+ rights
"It's civil society’s business if they want to do it, but it’s wrong [for government] to throw money at this."
Rather than have vaccine doses expire, regional governments have been donating part of their allocations to larger Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbours who need them.
North Macedonia's great and varied biological diversity is seriously endangered and was significantly impacted by COVID-19, as protected areas in the country, and national parks' income were impacted.
"The lack of respect within patriarchal societies has internalized through its media the view that certain lives are not worth living."
Global Voices’ top stories on environmental destruction, as the planet just observed World Environment Day
Global Voices has covered environmental issues extensively, and one focus of our stories has been the way pollution, massive urbanization, development infrastructures, and human-caused accidents are destroying fragile ecosystems.
More than 100 years after the genocide of Namibia’s Ovaherero and Nama ethnic groups, Germany acknowledges its guilt and will fund projects in Namibia over a period of thirty years.
"The reinforcement of social media platforms’ registration and severe control of online information are another reflection of the digital dictatorship in Laos."