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2013 Special Coverage

Ukraine's #Euromaidan Protests

What began as pro-EU demonstrations in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, which were largely unnoticed by Western media, has now turned into a mass movement to “take back the country.”

Demystifying Russia's Caucasus Network

Mari Bastashevski and Sergey Ponomarev have produced this series of texts and videos for Global Voices’ RuNet Echo project to describe the blogosphere of the Russian North Caucasus.

Remembering Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa who played a crucial role in that country's dismantling of apartheid, died on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at the age of…

Haiyan Devastates the Philippines

On November 8, 2013 the devastating storm super typhoon Haiyan hit the islands of Central Philippines, caused a tsunami-like surge to kill more than 4000 people in an instant. Thousands…

Russia Votes

Dozens of executive and legislative positions will be up for grabs, including mayor’s seats in Moscow and Yekaterinburg, where prominent opposition bloggers Alexey Navalny and Evgeny Roizman challenge the status…

Surviving in Syria

Our Special Coverage aims to highlight the faces of strength and survival rising from the deadly conflict that is raging in Syria.

Latin America: Migrant Journeys

NACLA Report on the Americas and Global Voices will explore migration issues between Latin America and the United States in a series of weekly posts that combine analysis on current…

Trending: #Snowden #ResetTheNet #StopSpying

It's been a year since this generation's most famous whistleblower Edward Snowden, lifted the curtain on America's massive global spying machine – what have you done to protect yourself?

Bloodbath in Egypt

Morsi's one-year reign as the President of Egypt has come to an end. Massive, coordinated protests calling for the senior leader of the Muslim Brotherhood to resign, swept across the country…

Brazil's Vinegar Revolt

What began as demonstrations in Sao Paulo by a group opposed to rising bus fares has become a nationwide protest movement against the government's priorities ahead of the 2014 World…

China's Pollution Problem

China's obsessive push for economic growth in recent decades has taken a terrible toll on the country's environment. Heavy smog plagues many of China's metropolitan areas. Mining and chemical waste…

Pakistan Votes 2013

Pakistan's 2013 general elections, scheduled for May 11, 2013, will be the first time a democratic government has succeeded another democratic government in the country's history. The weeks leading up…

Death of Hugo Chavez

On 5 March 2013, after 14 years as president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez Frías died at the age of 58. Chávez had been battling cancer since 2010. His illness prevented him from…

Bangladesh's #Shahbag Protests

Hundreds of thousands are occupying Shahbag, an intersection in the heart of capital city Dhaka, and demanding the death penalty for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's liberation from Pakistan in…

China's Press Censorship Protests

Rare protests against press censorship in China are taking place online and offline. The protests were triggered after an editorial of the newspaper Southern Weekend (also known as Southern Weekly)…

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