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9 January 2015
Puerto Rican Oscar López Rivera has been in prison for 33 years in the United States. He has been called the longest held political prisoner in the Western Hemisphere.
8 January 2015
One study found that nearly 76% of rickshaw-pullers in Dhaka send money back home to their villages through mobile banking due to its safety and cost efficiency.
7 January 2015
This Snowboarder Was Lost for 2 Nights in the Snow, But It's His Hair People Can't Stop Talking About
Three Japanese snowboarders were rescued from a snowy mountain. One member of the group not only had to apologize for getting lost, but also endured speculation about his hair.
4 January 2015
2 January 2015
30 December 2014
In 2014 Global Voices' Central Asia team wrote about Sochi, Afghan elections, Tajikistan behaving strangely, a Kazakh currency devaluation, an Uzbek Princess' fall and a volleyball tournament in Taiwan. What?
28 December 2014
It seems that things have not been ideal in Algeria, France and Madagascar, yet the Happy Planet Index ranked them quite high on their happiness list.
22 December 2014
Democratic Republic of Congo's Dr. Mukwege: ‘How Can One Stay Silent’ in the Face of Sexual Violence?
Dr. Denis Mukwege moved some European parliament members to tears with his speech accepting the 2014 Sakharov Award on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
10 December 2014
A French farmer organized a tongue-in-cheek beauty pageant on Facebook for "country girls only" as an answer to the glittery official Miss France pageant.
8 December 2014
Several local NGOs are now hard at work in Mali, launching projects to help rebuild the country's social cohesion and restore peace. "Living Together" is using eReaders.