See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

Stories about The Bridge

20 July 2014

A Leaked Document Casts A Shadow Over Tanzania's Bright Gas Extraction Outlook

Leaked to the public, a contract between Norway's Statoil and the Tanzanian government highlights how fraught the question of revenues from Tanzania’s gasfields—and who will benefit from them—has become.

15 July 2014

This Russian Journalist Fears ‘Spy Scares’ May Migrate North from Tajikistan

It is nearly a month since Global Voices' Alexander Sodiqov was wrongfully arrested by Tajik authorities on espionage charges. This "Tajik precedent" should concern Russians, too, argues journalist Igor Rotar.

7 July 2014

Joined by Love, Separated by Egypt's Prison Walls

Mona Seif blogs about love, pain and hope in this must-read post about about her sister Sanaa, jailed for protesting in Egypt.

27 June 2014

In Syria We Have All Become Killers

What do you feel when the security checkpoint where your mother was killed is destroyed in a bombing?

‘Tajikistan's Detention of Alexander Sodiqov Cuts to the Core of What Research Scholars Do’

"The detention of Alexander Sodiqov cuts to the core of what research scholars do. They rigorously collect data, analyze them, and disseminate knowledge."

21 June 2014

Do You Suffer From Device Upgrade Fever? These People May Have Found A Cure

Inspired by the tinkerers and fixers of the developing world, Janet Gunter and Ugo Vallauri's project seeks to help the world by helping people give their electronics longer lives.

18 June 2014

Why Conducting Academic Research in Khorog, Tajikistan is a Criminal Offense

What does the Tajik government have to fear by arresting scholar and Global Voices author Alexander Sodiqov? Chris Rickleton explains.

10 June 2014

For Literary Stars, Life's A Beachside Festival In Jamaica

A relaxed Salman Rushdie, a warm and expansive Jamaica Kincaid, and other delights of the 2014 edition of Jamaica's Calabash Literary Festival. Annie Paul reports.

3 June 2014

While He Was Burying His Grandmother in Bosnia, Floods Submerged His Home in Serbia

In this moving diary of events relating to the first few days of the floods in the Balkans, Rastko Šejić vividly describes scenes of tragedy and immense human strength.

31 May 2014

“I Can Feel Total Censorship in the Air”: Internet Freedom Evaporates in Thailand

Global Voices Advocacy

"Freedom of expression is Thailand is at stake...Simply criticising the Council could land one before a military court."

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site