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Past articles by Global:

So-called anti-fascist files in Brazil expose the personal information of hundreds of people

Hundreds of individuals in Brazil were publicly identified without their consent → Read More

‘Venezuela has gone backwards’ on LGBTIQ+ rights, says congresswoman Tamara Adrián

An interview with the first transgender congresswoman in Venezuela → Read More

A look at women in Hong Kong’s anti-China extradition protests

Hong Kong’s anti-China extradition protests are now a year old. Hong Kong online media outlet The Stand News curated a series of articles to reflect on the opposition movement. Global Voices is… → Read More

From prison to exile: An interview with Vietnamese activist Tran Thi Nga

They broke her bones in one attack, but never her spirit. → Read More

Death of black 5-year-old becomes symbol of Brazil’s racism and inequality

Miguel plunged from the ninth floor of a building while under the care of his mother's white employer. → Read More

A new game plays with ideas about how disinformation works in East Africa

How can all internet users become more discerning online? → Read More

Censorship tactics overshadow Vietnam’s successful COVID-19 response

This article is from The 88 Project, an independent news site covering Vietnam, and was edited and republished on Global Voices as part of a content-sharing agreement. Vietnam has emerged as a… → Read More

How Joseph Brodsky continues to inspire free-thinking Russians

The 80th anniversary of the birth of Russian poet and Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky was marked this year in Russia by an incident on May 25. → Read More

Art as a true act of resistance: A conversation with theatre actor Juan Pablo Mazorra

An artist’s work is a fusion of successes that take place during the creative process. The final product is then presented on stage in its immaculate form for the audience to appreciate. Actor… → Read More

How online violence restricts opportunities for women in the Middle East

Is the internet safe for women in the Middle East as COVID-19 accelerates digital transformation? → Read More

Could COVID-19 help push peace forward in Yemen?

Yemen has endured an armed conflict since Iran-backed Houthi rebels ousted the government in September 2014. It is considered the worst humanitarian crisis of this century. → Read More

Why Hong Kong isn’t dead yet

“Today Beijing imposed the “national security” law in Hong Kong.” → Read More

Women journalists in Uganda carry ‘double burden’ with online attacks and harassment

In Uganda, female journalists who embrace digital tools to report, share views and access information face attacks and harassment for investigating and publishing sensitive political content. Online… → Read More

In Afghanistan, the war does not spare newborn babies inside maternity wards

When Afghans woke up on the morning of May 12, and found out about two new terrorist attacks, they were reminded that the ongoing war had reached new levels of brutality: this time, not even newborn… → Read More

Why we must keep shining a light on Turkmenistan

Reporting from this autocratic state is as hard as it is crucial. → Read More

Women conquer space in Bolivia’s Carnival of Oruro

Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the world’s countries to shut down, colors exploded in bright arrays and music boomed at Bolivia’s Carnival of Oruro which took place this year on February 17–26… → Read More

Beijing stages crackdowns on Hong Kong’s opposition amid COVID-19 pandemic

Chinese and Hong Kong authorities stepped up their efforts to crack down on the pro-democracy movement. → Read More

Waiting to lift the lockdown

The following post is the sixth in a series of diaries written by independent filmmaker and feminist scholar Ai Xiaoming and feminist activist Guo Jing. Both are living in Wuhan at the center of the… → Read More

COVID-19 diaries from Wuhan: “Our action has brought us hope”

The following post is the fifth in a series of diaries written by independent filmmaker and feminist scholar Ai Xiaoming and feminist activist Guo Jing. Both are living in Wuhan at the center of the… → Read More


In Argentina, abortion is legal in only two circumstances. → Read More