30 August 2014
Bahraini human rights activists Maryam Al-Khawaja was denied entry to Bahrain upon her arrival at the airport. Now in detention, she has started a hunger strike.
Maryam Ashrafi's portfolio spans Iran, Iraq, Turkey and France. Global Voices interviewed her about her work.
India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has launched the “MyGov” website, which invites Indian citizens to participate actively in the country's governance and development.
Azeri president Ilham Aliyev's official Twitter feed is so bad it is funny. But behind the comedy lurks the darker realities Aliyev's bumbling forays into social media are covering up.
What is it like to be a climate activist in Palestine living under occupation? We speak to a West Bank-based environmental activist.
29 August 2014
Ukrainian Facebook users have complained to Mark Zuckerberg himself that their accounts are being blocked on the site in droves—and they're blaming the Kremlin's bot army.
Hind started the TeMa Rebelle Festival to bring together young socially conscious musicians from the Arab world with their European counterparts so that they would meet and collaborate.
28 August 2014
From a “Gaza Stripper” in Texas to Chinese Migrants in Egypt, Kim Badawi Photographs Intercultural Encounters
In this interview, photographer Kim Badawi discusses his work on cultural encounters, and on the role of social media when mainstream news fails to report stories that matter to communities.
A barrel bomb destroyed little Ghina's home and killed her mother. She survived, despite being buried in rubble herself.
Outspoken Mozambican Hip-Hop Artist Azagaia Is Appealing to Fans for Donations to Remove His Brain Tumour
Edson da Luz, better known as Azagaia, has won fans for challenging those in power and addressing social issues in his music.