Global Voices

Global Voices


The first global community-based newsroom. We build bridges and global understanding. Tweets by: @asteris @elicitizen @nevin_thompson

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"We sing without fear, we ask for justice; we shout for every disappeared woman." #Guatemala  #NiUnaMenos 

The FSO Nabarima, a tanker filled with approximately 1.3 million barrels of crude oil, is in imminent danger of sinking and causing an ecological disaster in the Gulf of Paria. #Caribbean 

"Yet again, women are not believed, and are diminished and devalued. Horrific stories of sexual assault and harassment." @Kevin_Rennie  #Australia 

Indigenous activists from #Russia 's Arctic still protest against the country's largest nickel producer after a devastating oil spill in May. They demand compensation and a new relationship with resource companies which get rich off their traditional lands.

Criticizing the monarchy is a crime in #Thailand  yet protesters, especially young activists, continue to organize rallies calling for monarchy reforms.

Since the novel coronavirus outbreak in #Kenya  in March, more than 47 cases of arbitrary arrest, assault and harassment have been perpetrated against bloggers, online activists and human rights defenders. @VickyRubadiri 

COVID-19 has revealed “horrendous legacies” of inequity in the #Caribbean . This is the third article in a series that highlights the question of slavery reparations.

The @risingvoices  newsletter provides links to opportunities related to digital inclusion including access and adoption of digital tools, as well as different ways for communities to fully participate online. #Feature 

In our weekly digest - K-Pop band BTS targeted by Chinese netizens Subscribe for more of our top weekly stories in your inbox #GVDigest 

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Netizens from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand brew ‘Milk Tea Alliance’ against Chinese speech police

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Our contributor has been detained by Nicolas Maduro’s security forces and we don’t know his whereabouts. He is a well known journalist who has never been shy of speaking truth to power. #D óndeEstáLuisCarlos #Venezuela 

#Israel Moves to Make its Biggest Land Grab in 30 Years, in #Palestine 's West Bank

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A Popular Japanese Cosmetic Surgeon Is Called Out for Admiring Nazism "remains unapologetic"

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The Humanitarian Crisis You haven't Heard of in #Burundi  50,000 have fled electoral violence

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Long-time and friend is out of jail in after five long years #Egyptehind  bars. #freealaa  #welcomehomealaa 

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