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These posts are part of The Bridge, featuring original writing, opinion, commentary and investigation from the unique perspective of the Global Voices community.

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8 July 2015

An Unexpected Reunion 20 Years After the Srebrenica Massacre in Bosnia

Maksim risked his life to help his friend Jakub during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Twenty years later, Maksim reunites with Jakub’s wife Šehida for the first time.

1 July 2015

As Karachi Succumbs to a Record-Breaking Heatwave, Social Media to the Rescue

As a heatwave grips parts of Pakistan, dilapidated government hospitals struggle to cope with the influx of heatstroke patients. A tweet from Faisal Kapadia helps ease the situation in Karachi.

26 June 2015

Pictures of Chinese People Scanning QR Codes

Apart from mobile boarding passes and the occasional event ticket, in many countries QR codes have never quite caught on. In China, however, they're everywhere.

17 June 2015

Abortion in Chile, a Clandestine Choice

There are few topics in Chile as controversial as abortion, which is prohibited in the country under one of the most restrictive laws in the world.

6 June 2015

Why the US Indictments Against FIFA Must Be About Corruption

There has been much discussion about the United States' motivation behind the FIFA arrests - so is it a power grab or is it about doing the right thing?

5 June 2015

What Does Turkey's General Election Promise for Women?

'We must begin the process of overturning the status quo and demand more of all the parties that make it into the next parliament.'

29 May 2015

Reclaiming The Weeping Time

Those enslaved in the American South weren't merely victims, but people who succeeded against the odds, say descendants of slaves sold at an historic auction campaigning to reclaim that dignity.

16 May 2015

For Pakistan's Struggling National Airline, Balochistan Comes Last

An investigation by our partner site The Balochistan Point reveals major discrepancies in operations of Pakistan's national airline PIA in its poorest and largest province Balochistan.

12 May 2015

Can This US Presidential Hopeful Capture Republican and Latino Hearts?

Marco Rubio is one of the most-watched Republican candidates because of what he represents to a new generation of Latinos, but he has a number of hurdles to overcome.

‘Stop Destroying Our Communities For Coal We Cannot Use’

We were united in our message to end coal reliance and accelerate the transition to renewable energy that should have begun yesterday.

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