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27 April 2015
Scott McIntyre tweeted about the "execution, widespread rape and theft committed by these ‘brave’ Anzacs." "We've gone from #JeSuisCharlie to #SackScottMcIntyre in 4 short months." one observer remarked.
More than 1,000 activists and leaders from various civil society organizations across Southeast Asia declared their position on human rights and growing economic inequality.
26 April 2015
"We are not trying to make our lives better, just sleep in a better bed...it’s a basic question about basic human rights," says Daniel Habtey.
25 April 2015
Although Egypt does not recognise the Armenian Genocide, Egyptian Armenians marked the genocide's centennial in Cairo. Bloggers weigh in on the history and contribution of the community to modern-day Egypt.
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed as a result of conflict in Yemen since 26 March, according to UNICEF. The number is likely to rise.
24 April 2015
Sabeen arranged this event after a roundtable under the same name "Unsilencing Balochistan" was cancelled at a leading private university called LUMS following pressure from Pakistani spies.
"It is eery the degree to which the bloggers seemed to anticipate their current fate."
The Minister of Health's tirade against a women's rights activist raises questions about gender equality, human rights and the political status quo in Guyana.
23 April 2015
Global Voices looks at farm workers' protests in San Quintin and Mexico's larger ethnic conflict and social challenges.