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Special Coverage

On these pages we summarize more extensive Global Voices coverage of major news events through blogs and citizen media worldwide. If you have suggestions for new special coverage pages, please email us.

GV Author Alex Sodiqov Released by Tajikistan Authorities

Alexander Sodiqov is a father and bright scholar whose writing on Tajik and Central Asian bears the hallmarks of any top political analyst—rigour, insight & impartiality.

War, Politics and Tragedy: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Brought Down in Ukraine

The passenger jet is believed to have been brought down by a missile, but the Ukrainian government and rebels are trading blame over who is responsible .

Dispatches From Syria: Marcell Shehwaro on Life in Aleppo

In this powerful series for Global Voices, Syrian blogger and activist Marcell Shehwaro describes her life in Aleppo, the heart of Syria's armed conflict.

Trending #WorldCup | Cheers, Tears and Football in Brazil

As 32 teams duke it out for FIFA glory, we are following the football faithful around the world, as they tweet, photograph and blog their heartbreak and happiness online.

Trending: #Snowden #ResetTheNet #StopSpying

It's been a year since this generation's most famous whistleblower Edward Snowden, lifted the curtain on America's massive global spying machine - what have you done to protect yourself?

Rush Hour Everywhere

What are the traffic issues that move citizens of your country? For this special series, Global Voices authors contributed stories from the streets of their countries.

Taiwan's Sunflower Movement

Protesters stormed and occupied the main legislature's assembly hall after the Island's ruling party pushed a controversial trade bill with China through the Legislative Yuan, without bipartisan discussion.

For the Love of Food

Food can unites us. Cuisine can define us. And the Internet has made it even easier for us to explore our own identity and tradition through food. A few minutes...

South Korea: Spies, Tweets and Gags

Wifi is practically ubiquitous and the country's Internet speed is one of fastest in the world, so it's no surprise that online platforms host South Korea's most robust discussions on...

Protests in Venezuela

Protests in Venezuela are escalating rapidly. What began as a series of student demonstrations in the eastern state of Tachira spread to multiple cities across the country in mid-February after...

Love is in the Air

Defiant lovers in Central Asia celebrated the holiday despite bans. Singles occupied cinema seats in Shanghai to sabotage Valentine's dates. Our Caribbean team shared some of their favorite love songs....

Sochi Winter Olympics

The Russian Internet has been talking about the 22nd Winter Olympics even before the games began on February 7, 2014.

2013 Special Coverage

2012 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2012.

2011 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2011.

2007 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2007

2008 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2008.

2009 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2009.

2010 Special Coverage

An archive of Global Voices special coverage pages from 2010.

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