While the government continues its witch-hunt, curtailing the freedoms of activists and critics, the lives of officials and their families remain untouched by everyday human rights violations in Azerbaijan.
“Bring the Bottle”: Youth Activists Behind Bars in Azerbaijan

While the government continues its witch-hunt, curtailing the freedoms of activists and critics, the lives of officials and their families remain untouched by everyday human rights violations in Azerbaijan.

“Bring the Bottle”: Youth Activists Behind Bars in Azerbaijan

When Linda Jaivin isn’t writing erotica, historical novels, plays or poetry, it’s probably because she’s translating a film by a renowned Chinese filmmaker, or lyrics by a young rocker.
Linda Jaivin: Sex, Sinology and the Translator

When Linda Jaivin isn’t writing erotica, historical novels, plays or poetry, it’s probably because she’s translating a film by a renowned Chinese filmmaker, or lyrics by a young rocker.

Linda Jaivin: Sex, Sinology and the Translator

Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.
In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka’s Notorious Traffic

Dhaka is one of the most unlivable cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit, and its extreme traffic congestion contributes a lot to this fame.

In Bangladesh, Cycling to Break Free of Dhaka’s Notorious Traffic

With the power supply in whole swaths of the country cut off by government authorities, Syrians get used to treating electricity as both a luxury and metaphor for their struggle.
Syria: Life As It Was Before the Invention of the Light Bulb

With the power supply in whole swaths of the country cut off by government authorities, Syrians get used to treating electricity as both a luxury and metaphor for their struggle.

Syria: Life As It Was Before the Invention of the Light Bulb

The jeepney is the undisputed ‘King of the Road’ in the past half-century in the Philippines. Check out some creative designs and practical uses of this famous vehicle.

Philippine Jeepney: World War II Surplus Vehicle that Became a Cultural Icon

On April 17th, 2014, the news of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s passing was made known. The world reacted to the loss.

One thousand years of solitude and sadness for the death of the greatest Colombian of all time! Solidarity and condolences for Gaba and family.


World Reacts to Death of Nobel Prize Winner Gabriel García Márquez

On April 17th, 2014, the news of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s passing was made known. The world reacted to the loss.

One thousand years of solitude and sadness for the death of the greatest Colombian of all time! Solidarity and condolences for Gaba and family.

World Reacts to Death of Nobel Prize Winner Gabriel García Márquez

Meet the 66-year-old geek who shuns narrow-minded thinking and unfailingly challenges herself to conquer new horizons from both a media and human perspective.
Portrait of Suzanne Lehn, co-manager of French language Global Voices, by Marie Bohner. Her vision of today’s media and the subjects she is passionate about.
Meet Suzanne Lehn, Co-Editor of Global Voices en Français

Meet the 66-year-old geek who shuns narrow-minded thinking and unfailingly challenges herself to conquer new horizons from both a media and human perspective.

Portrait of Suzanne Lehn, co-manager of French language Global Voices, by Marie Bohner. Her vision of today’s media and the subjects she is passionate about.

Meet Suzanne Lehn, Co-Editor of Global Voices en Français


No, I will not cry. As I believe that he will live at least a few more centuries with resonant words of love, how could I cry mourning his death?

Bangladeshis Mourn Gabriel García Márquez, the ‘Magician Of Words’

No, I will not cry. As I believe that he will live at least a few more centuries with resonant words of love, how could I cry mourning his death?

Bangladeshis Mourn Gabriel García Márquez, the ‘Magician Of Words’

Me, age 23, reading ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ and wondering how the hell I was supposed to write after that.

"My heart is sad tonight," tweets Jordanian Shaden Abdelrahman after learning of the death of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Arab World: Farewell Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A Russian initiative to expand regulation over bloggers is still just a bill in the legislature, but it’s already harming the country’s Internet freedom.
Bad News & Worse News for Russian Internet Users

A Russian initiative to expand regulation over bloggers is still just a bill in the legislature, but it’s already harming the country’s Internet freedom.

Bad News & Worse News for Russian Internet Users