23 March 2017
"Brilliant green" is becoming the unofficial color of Russia’s opposition movement.
Swahili is the second-most-widely-used language on the African continent. Yet automatic speech recognition isn’t commercially available in this language, denying many users the information they need.
People feel that the future is bleak and that the old recipes of established parties are not working.
Global Voices interviews Ara Malikian, an Armenian violinist who grew up in Lebanon, about the influences that shaped his life and his music.
Citing his group's past success, Alexey Navalny implies that coming out to demonstrate against corruption could net as much as 10,000 euros for each person wrongly detained and fined.
22 March 2017
Nadia Muciño was murdered by her husband and her brother-in-law in February 2004. This, however, is not her story. This is the story of her youngest sister, Viviana.
Internet access is fleeting, connection quality is poor, and the costs of getting online are astronomical. But you wouldn't know it from the headlines.
Hong Kong's increase in fake news prompted media activists to create the Facebook page Kau Yim to verify important information and identify fake news.
The level of pollution in Kathmandu has surpassed the minimum acceptable level and the residents are reacting by putting masks over their faces, just like the city's iconic statues.
"What's left of the dictatorship? Everything except the dictatorship."
21 March 2017
"Readers will find stories written in colloquial language that will inform them about the problem of corruption and of how the National Anticorruption System works."
"If the Tambourine Army believe they have exhausted all avenues of ‘proper’ ways to advocate, then I say do what you must, but please don’t give up the fight."
On 20 March police arrested human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor from his home. Meanwhile, UAE authorities have refused to release Osama al-Najjar, despite him having served out his prison sentence.
A crisis in Brazil's prisons has raised alarms about systemic violence, and also highlighted a vocal segment of Brazilian society apparently cheering on the bloodshed.
Critics are worried the new 'hero law' could have a chilling effect on academic and historical inquiry in China.
What started out as a playful response to an attack on Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny quickly turned into an online protest.
Leaked audiotape reveals how a Russian school principal insulted her students, saying they lack patriotism, after they challenged her criticisms of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.
20 March 2017
‘Those Who Tortured Him [Should] Tell Us the Truth': Tunisian Commission Hears Net Freedom Testimonies From Dictatorship
The Truth and Dignity Commission is investigating rights abuses committed during the dictatorship era, including internet freedom violations.
This year, roughly 12 million slaves in India couldn't celebrate My Freedom Day. That number could rise to 18 million, if more isn't done to help India's most vulnerable.