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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 people of Hong Kong versus the China extradition bill

Since March 2019, Hongkongers have been demonstrating strenuously against a proposed amendment to the city's extradition laws. If passed, the bill would authorize the extradition of crime suspects to mainland…

A duty to remember: 30 years after Tiananmen

In 1989, China's military undertook a brutal crackdown on student-led demonstrations that culminated in the Tiananmen Square Massacre on June 4. 30 years on, we memorialize those events and their…

Taxed, throttled or thrown in jail: Africa’s new internet paradigm

Across the continent, the legal and economic costs of speaking up are rising.

#NigeriaDecides2019: Everything you need to know for this year's general elections

The Global Voices sub-Saharan Africa team is proud to present a full range of articles on one of the most important elections on the African continent in 2019 — the…

A timeline of Venezuela's political deadlock

It has been a long time since the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has known political stability. From the 2013 death of Hugo Chávez, to the 2017 political de-fanging of legislative…

AfroCine: Celebrating African cinema around the world

Since 2005, our sub-Saharan Africa contributors have written about films and the film industry in their countries. We've compiled over 40 of those posts from more than 20 countries.

Billions served? Human rights in the Facebook era

Tracking hate speech, harassment, and political censorship on the world’s largest social network

What Is Happening in Venezuela?

Venezuela doesn't have one crisis. It has many crises, and ordinary Venezuelans are suffering the consequences.

How globalization, identity and culture intersect in art

In this series, Omid Memarian speaks to renowned international artists who live and work away from their place of origin.

The Kashmiri People Versus the Indian State

The struggle for independence in Indian-administered Kashmir, which has been brewing since 1989, has taken on a renewed dimension in recent years.

From the GV archives: Human rights in the Facebook era

Ten years of stories on censorship, harassment and human rights in the Facebook era.

The fall of Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Ordinary people have borne the brunt of the Syrian government's “starve or surrender” strategy.

Iran, as Told by Iranian Journalists and Writers

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

Mexican Journalists Say ‘No to Silence’

Powerful entities routinely intimidate journalists who investigate state corruption and drug-related violence.

Marcell Shehwaro's Dispatches on Syria

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, and in exile.

2017 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2017.

2016 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2016.

2015 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2015.

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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