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Special Coverage

On these pages we summarize more extensive Global Voices coverage of major news events through blogs and citizen media worldwide. If you have suggestions for new special coverage pages, please email us.

Ethiopian Protesters Endure Brutality and Censorship Amid Land Struggle

At least 140 peaceful protesters have died since the demonstrations began.

How to Conduct Open-Source Research on the Russian Internet

There are more Internet users in Russia than any other European country, yet no detailed guides available to guide non-Russian speakers—until now.

Dive Into Our Most Essential and Engaging Stories of 2015

This year our borderless, largely volunteer community took you around the world covering inspiring and heartbreaking stories of creativity, resilience, and resistance.

Dispatches From Syria: Marcell Shehwaro on Life in Aleppo

In this powerful, award-winning series for Global Voices, Syrian blogger and activist Marcell Shehwaro describes her life in Aleppo, the heart of Syria's armed conflict.

Fighting for Their Art Against Censorship

Musicians and filmmakers worldwide aren't always free to practice their art. This Freemuse-Global Voices series examines how censorship affects them.

Streams of Refugees Seek Sanctuary in Europe

Upwards of 477,000 refugees have reached Europe by making the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean, more than half of whom were fleeing war in Syria.

Lebanon's ‘You Stink’ Protests

With trash piling in capital city Beirut's streets, Lebanon is witnessing its largest protest in recent history as tens of thousands are gathering to tell their government: “you stink.”

Iran, as Told by Iranian Journalists and Writers Abroad

A series of interviews with Iranian “bridge figures” who are passionate about explaining their often misunderstood country to the world.

Macedonians Demand ‘a New Beginning’

Leaked audio recordings seem to confirm long-held suspicions of government corruption in Macedonia.

All the Presidents’ Tweets: How Russians and Ukrainians Talk About Their Leaders

RuNet Echo presents this big data and infographics project explaining how Russians and Ukrainians talk about their presidents, Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko, on Twitter.

Humanitarian Crisis in War-Battered Yemen

Three months into the Saudi-led war in the Arab world's poorest country, 8 out of 10 Yemenis are in need of humanitarian assistance.

WikiLeaks Reveals the #SaudiCables

The whistleblowing site has released documents that offer insight into the Saudi government's dealings in the region.

After Earthquake, Nepal Focuses on Rebuilding

While Nepal is still struggling to grasp the quake's impact, people on the ground are trying to broaden the media's focus beyond stories of loss.

Cuba – US: A New Beginning

The Cuban and US governments have announced a historic thaw in relations. Global Voices is making sure the world hears what Cuban citizens have to say about it.

Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

Police have cleared the sit-in sites, but protesters haven't given up their demand that China allow the city to hold free elections in 2017.

2014 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2014.

2013 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2013.

2012 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2012.

2011 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2011.

2010 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2010.

2009 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2009.

2008 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2008.

2007 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2007

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