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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.

The junta seizes Myanmar again. Will democracy prevail?

Global Voices’ coverage features stories and eyewitness accounts of citizen journalists, media partners, and local researchers.

Myanmar elections 2020

Myanmar’s general election is scheduled for November 8. Around 7,000 candidates from over 90 parties are competing for 1,171 legislative seats. This election is considered crucial to the consolidation of Myanmar’s democratic transition.

How the Karabakh conflict is transforming regional politics

War returns to Nagorno-Karabakh, on a scale unseen since the 1994 ceasefire. As more lives are lost in a bid to secure this corner of the Caucasus, what must be done to win peace?

#EndSARS: A youth movement to end police brutality in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has long been notorious for human rights violations. In October 2020, the Nigerian youth have risen up en masse to wage war against its brutality.

Why are young people protesting in Thailand?

This student-led pro-democracy movement marks the first time in modern Thai history that the monarchy has been criticized publicly.

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