A number of citizen data verification initiatives, both Ukrainian and Russian, specifically focus on tracking down information about the origins and fates of individuals fighting in Donbas.
For these women, theater is a means to heal trauma and raise awareness of gender-based violence within a country where two women a day are killed on average.
Former Bahraini gold medal holder in Brazilian jujitsu Mohamed Mirza was sentenced to 10 years in prison "for going out to buy cigarettes and milk," tweets his wife.
On March 17, the day of the 2015 Israel election, Prime Minister Netanyahu warned Jewish Israelis that Arabs were voting “in droves.” The New York Times published an article about the incident—and more generally about Netanyahu’s bigoted,...Show More Summary
Against the backdrop of the rapprochement between their two countries, Iranians and Venezuelans find friendship and common ground—and love too.
At the launching of MéxicoLeaks, a platform that collects leaked information about possible corruption, journalist Carmen Aristegui and her research team declared that they would back the project. This lead MVS Radio, their employer, to fire Aristegui's collaborators, Daniel Lizarraga and Iriving Huerta, for supposedly compromising the company name. In...
By IMEMC News & Agencies | – The official UN death-toll for the 2014 war shows that 1,549 Palestinian civilians were killed in comparison to four Israelis, and 504 Palestinian children were…
A group of Nigerian writers met in December 2014 to write a book in five days. Global Voices talks to Barbara Ruehling, who facilitated the process.
"Freedom of speech must be complete. However, freedom of conscience and worship must be protected too."
"FIFA: DROP QATAR!! Nepal's slaves are dying like flies!" Over a third of the migrants building the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are Nepalis. Their story is harrowing.
On March 15 at least 50 cities in Brazil will host noisy anti-government rallies. Who are the protesters and what do they want?
A new cache of documents on the inside operations of the Kremlin's troll army provides a list of LiveJournal accounts operated by employees and talking points provided to the commenters.
https://youtu.be/frO1T3vZNrA https://youtu.be/frO1T3vZNrA Glenn Greenwald does an excellent analysis of President Obama’s declaration, to bring punitive sanctions, that Venezuela is a grave threat to US security interests. From the intercept:...Show More Summary
Likely election-winner Isaac Herzog of Labour won't end the occupation and won't put political energy into bringing about a Palestinian state because the Israeli people don't care about peace right now, Daniel Levy and Tal Schneider explain
“Don’t be evil” was the formal corporate motto (or slogan) of Google Wikipedia “The famous Google mantra of ‘Don’t be evil’ is not entirely what it seems.” “Evil is what Sergey [Brin] says is evil.” Eric Schmidt – Executive Chairman of Google “If you ask me today, is it possible to live to be 500? [...]
When documentarian Tom Hayes had made a film about refugee camps on the Cambodian border, "No one threatened my funding or phoned in bomb threats to the theater or my house." All that changed when he turned to Palestine.
On the ropes, Netanyahu describes an international conspiracy to get him out of office, along with Arab parties, and the New York Times bashes his settlement program as "problematic" to two-state solution
As the anniversary of 19-year-old Camilla Duishebaeva's murder approaches, many believe the investigation has been deliberately impeded.
"We cannot remain deaf and blind to the excesses of mining while our people suffer the consequences of actions not of their own making.”
Rumors of a power struggle among Kremlin clans have fueled tensions since the murder of dissident Boris Nemtsov in Moscow