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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"Just a few decades ago, the country's rhino population had been drastically reduced. However, anti-poaching and conservation initiatives from the government have helped increase numbers over the last six years." #Nepal 

In today’s #GVDigest  - Ten years after Bahrain's failed ‘Spring’, political detainees are suffering

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Rising Voices' #DRIF21  panel on Apr. 12th will discuss the need to consider the how digital rights agendas on the continent should keep the effect on African languages in consideration. w/ @Tochiprecious3  @ZuZage  @bswitaba  @yobamoodua 

There are concerns for residents who have refused to leave their homes in the "Red Zone," and for birds and other wildlife. #Caribbean  #LaSoufriere 

A shipment of 75,000 shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine arrived in #Jamaica  on April 8, but expired a few days later, leading to a race against the clock. #Caribbean 

Pakistan blocks social media platforms amid crackdown

Kenyans online have been holding online protests against the decision by the International Monetary Fund to approve a $2.34bn loan facility for #Kenya  urging the multilateral agency to review its decision.

Under COVID-19 restrictions, labour migrant mobility to and from Russia markedly decreased in 2020, with remittances severely dwindling as a consequence. @opendemocracyru  #CentralAsia 

‘Jiwaspach apnaqasiña’ has become a motto of the Aymara people #Bolivia 

In today’s #GVDigest  - Jamaica’s COVID-19 vaccination blitz Subscribe for more of our daily must-reads in your inbox

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

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

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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 

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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Global Voices is seeking to recruit subeditors to edit stories written in or translated into English by our contributors. We strongly welcome candidates from outside North America and Western Europe.

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