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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.

Humanitarian Crisis in War-Battered Yemen

After a crucial 5-day pause for humanitarian relief, Saudi Arabia has resumed airstrikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters and their allies.

After Earthquake, Nepal Focuses on Rebuilding

While Nepal is still struggling to grasp the quake's impact, people on the ground are trying to broaden the media's focus beyond stories of loss.

All the Presidents’ Tweets: How Russians and Ukrainians Talk About Their Leaders

RuNet Echo presents this big data and infographics project explaining how Russians and Ukrainians talk about their presidents, Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko, on Twitter.

Cuba – US: A New Beginning

The Cuban and US governments have announced a historic thaw in relations. Global Voices is making sure the world hears what Cuban citizens have to say about it.

Eastern Ukraine Unfiltered

Global Voices presents “Eastern Ukraine Unfiltered,” a series of interviews with the region's most prolific bloggers, citizen journalists, and social media users.

Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

Police have cleared the sit-in sites, but protesters haven't given up their demand that China allow the city to hold free elections in 2017.

Bring Back Mexico's Missing #Ayotzinapa Students

In late September, 43 students in southern Mexico were returning from a protest when they were ambushed by police and then went missing.

16 Days to End Violence at Home and Around the World

We are paying special attention to conversations around gender equality, and the different ways women and men fight gender injustice around the world.

Fighting for Their Art Against Censorship

Musicians and filmmakers worldwide aren't always free to practice their art. This Freemuse-Global Voices series examines how censorship affects them.

The Struggle to #StopEbola in West Africa

Thousands have died in the unprecedented outbreak. Officials are working to contain not only the spread of Ebola, but also the misinformation surrounding the disease.

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.

Indefinite Ceasefire in War-Battered #Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured in a massive Israeli offensive against the coastal strip since it was launched on July 8.

War, Politics and Tragedy: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crash

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

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.

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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