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20 October 2014
A spate of state violence, including the case of the missing Ayotzinapa students, has prompted Mexicans to demand the resignation of President Enrique Peña Nieto on Twitter under#DemandoTuRenunciaEPN.
17 October 2014
María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio volunteered as a contributor with Valor por Tamaulipas (Courage for Tamaulipas), a citizen media platform that allows users to file anonymous reports on violence.
The case has led some in the Philippines to call for the military agreements between their country and the United States to be scrapped.
16 October 2014
Global Voices is an official partner for the event, which tackles the issue of inequality this year.
If a mass grave turns out to contain Ayotzinapa's missing students, the tension now in the air might be enough to cause a large-scale political firestorm.
15 October 2014
"We could not carry on surviving the hell of Maekelawi. We ended up telling our interrogators what they wanted to hear."
With independent online media closing down or moving abroad, Russian bloggers may now be facing even greater pressure from the Kremlin, as their freedom has shrunk dramatically.
14 October 2014
Protesting Students and Teachers in Myanmar Reject Law They Claim Will Strengthen Junta-Era Schooling System
Students, teachers, and over 200 civil society organisations have joined forces against the proposed National Education Bill of Myanmar.
10 October 2014
Mahsa Shekarloo, Iranian women’s rights activist and founder of the online feminist journal Bad Jens, died Friday September 5, 2014, surrounded by family. We celebrate her life in this post.