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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.

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.

The Bizarre and Historic US Presidential Election

“Americans have found themselves in such a tricky situation that I’ve even started to feel a little bit sorry for them.”

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.

Pokémon Go Isn't All Fun and Games

The game has touched on issues of censorship, politics and religion in countries like Iran, Japan, China and Russia.

Joy, Disappointment and Injustice at the Rio Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games weren't just a story of winning and losing in sport.

Bloggers Under Fire: The Fatal Consequences of Free Thinking in Bangladesh

The government, the judiciary and police forces have taken no significant measures to deter extremists from targeting bloggers and publishers.

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.

Streams of Refugees Seek Sanctuary in Europe

More than 211,000 people have arrived by sea in 2016. About 70% of them come from Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq.

El Niño Takes Its Toll on Southeast Asia

Millions of farmers are now without their livelihoods, exacerbating poverty and food insecurity in rural areas.

Ethiopian Protesters Endure Brutality and Censorship Amid Land Struggle

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

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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